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Ar 171229887

Dec. 24, 2017

100 years ago: An “important notice to registrants” said, “There has this day been mailed to you a questionnaire which you are required by law to execute and return within seven days from date...

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Ar 171229888

Dec. 23, 2017

100 years ago: The War Trade Board announced that the exportation of butter, except to nations that were allies of the United States, was prohibited. 75 years ago: Local school children were...

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Ar 171229920

Dec. 22, 2017

100 years ago: Jose Berrago was tried and found guilty in Aztec District Court for second-degree murder after killing his cousin, Isobel Lobato, outside of Lobato, New Mexico. He was sentenced to...

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Ar 171229985

Dec. 21, 2017

100 years ago: An Animas City resident called an ambulance to deliver “Mrs. Kelley,” who was “very low with pneumonia,” to Mercy Hospital. 75 years ago: Trujillo Sheets Post No. 28 American...

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Ar 171229986

Dec. 20, 2017

100 years ago: Colonel C.C. Ednected of the exemption board in Durango reported that registered men were “returning their questionnaires properly filled out very rapidly.” 75 years ago: Mrs....

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Ar 171219610

Dec. 19, 2017

100 years ago: Mrs. I.M. Shaffar of the Animas Valley returned to Durango after 10 days at the Nicholson home, where she was visiting her sister’s family and her mother, Mrs. W.G. Payne, who was...

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Ar 171219611

Dec. 18, 2017

100 years ago: Chas Deudal brought in 500,000 eastern brook spawn from the Bert Hosselkuss hatchery, located about a mile outside Creede, to be placed in the Durango fish hatchery, which contained...

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Ar 171219710

Dec. 17, 2017

100 years ago: Tom Edwards, who was connected with the F.R. Graham hardware store, resigned from his position to work at the Joe Bordeleau hardware store in Silverton. 75 years ago: Wm Bruce...

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Ar 171219713

Dec. 16, 2017

100 years ago: Joe Green, son of Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Green of Durango, enlisted in the coast artillery. Green graduated from Denver University and was a theological seminary student at the time. 75...

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Ar 171219794

Dec. 15, 2017

100 years ago: After passing the examination at the local recruiting office, Wendell McDowell, a Durango High School graduate, and F.J. Welk, a grocery store employee, left for Denver to take the...

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Ar 171219843

Dec. 14, 2017

100 years ago: “Quite a number” of men had been laid off at the Sunnyside Mine and mill at Eureka. 75 years ago: Mrs. Robert McWilliams “and son” left for Boonville Mo., for several weeks to...

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Ar 171219844

Dec. 13, 2017

100 years ago: O.P. Rush, a miner who was working at the Sunnyside Mine at Eureka, left during the morning for the east. 75 years ago: Chief electrician Ralph S. Moore received orders “detaching...