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20 October

This Week in History — October 17 – 21, 1916

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Monday

Divorced, required to pay $25 a month alimony and enjoined from visiting his wife and children, are the terms imposed against John F. Everman of Denver.

Tuesday

Five boys ranging in age from 10 to 16 years were convicted in County Court of the theft of two automobiles, one of which three of their number returned to its…

11 October

This Week in History — October 10 – 14, 1916

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Monday

Sam Ruth, for many years a resident of Summit County, and for the last six years engaged in ranching three miles below Dillon, has moved his family to Waterville, Maine. Mr. Ruth sold his 230-acre ranch to John Valner and, accompanied by his wife and two children, will take up permanent residence in the Maine town.

Tuesday

The Roth-Jessie mine…

03 October

This Week in History — October 3 – 7, 1916

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Monday

Jerry Reardon, aged 21, was drowned at the dredge of the French Gulch Dredging company when he fell into the well-way. How the accident happened is not known, none of his fellow workmen having seen him fall. Reardon had only returned to work about ten days before his death, having been off duty for several weeks because of…

29 September

This Week in History — September 26 – 30, 1916

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Monday

Twenty years ago an organization of women in New York began a fight to influence women to wear shorter skirts. The organization was known as the Rainy Day Club. When the club was organized, the style for women was to wear long trailing skirts that did a portion of the work now paid for by the street cleaning…

19 September

This Week in History — September 19 – 23, 1916

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Monday

The Annual Picnic of Pioneers was a splendid success as 200 dined at the outdoor banquet Sunday. Although the day was cooler than one might desire for picnicking purposes, the spirits of the pioneers were not chilled as there were bounteous stores of good things to eat. It was a joyous and festive scene with flags displayed from numerous trees,…

13 September

This Week in History — September 11 – 18, 1916

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Monday

Frank Maxwell of Georgetown, a well-known surveyor and candidate for commissioner in Clear Creek County, was taken to a Denver hospital from here Thursday, suffering with a broken heel of the left foot, a sprained ankle and several other injuries, as a result of a fall of 50 feet down a shaft.

Tuesday

The buffalo herd at City park in…

06 September

This Week in History: September 5 – 9, 1916

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Monday

Since the announcement last week by The Journal of the purchase and consolidation of several groups of mining clams on Gibson Hill by Samuel Klous, further information is given out this week that the holdings of the company, which will undertake the development of the properties, has been increased by the purchase of additional acres. This brings the amount of…

01 September

This Week in History — August 29 – September 2, 1916

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Monday

Shipwrecked twice on her honeymoon trip in Alaskan waters and each time rescued is the experience of Mrs. Karl Winchell, a June bride of this year, formerly Miss Mildred Morgan.

Tuesday

Mrs. A.J. Ayers was painfully injured when she was thrown from a carriage in which she, Mr. Ayers and their son, Albert and Mrs. Rule were riding when a…

23 August

This Week in History — August 22 – 26, 1916

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Monday

About 25 men are engaged in mill work and underground development at St. John Mine. Operating at Montezuma, the mine is doing some important development work and is exposing a tremendous quantity of ore to be milled and shipped later.

Tuesday

The cherished plans of Summit and Lake Counties to interest the forestry department in the building of a…

16 August

This Week in History — August 15 – 19, 1916

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Monday

Perhaps nothing in recent months has more clearly shown the progress in the mining industry through improved machinery, new treatment methods the larger saving of values than the project of unwatering the big mines in Leadville.

Tuesday

500 Leadville Visitors were in our town and it was, in fact, a gala day if the trite expression may be used….