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26 July

This Week in History — July 25 – 29, 1916

As reported by the “Summit County Journal” 100 years ago and brought to you by the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance today! —————————————————————————————————————————————————-

Monday

An attempt to destroy the residence Charles O’Neil, mine superintendent, was made. It is estimated 20 pounds of dynamite was exploded under a window. Mrs. William Stevenson, was badly bruised and cut about the ankle by falling glass and wreckage.

Tuesday

Howard J. Gilmour of Boulder and Souix City, Iowa, bridegroom for a day, committed suicide. Friends say the…