Huerfano County, Colorado
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1910 - 1914

1910 January 20: Bishop Olmstead will hold Ordination and Conformation services at the Episcopal church the 6th of February.

Unknown Paper Girl Gives life To Save Man She Had Just Jilted     Walsenburg, Colo., Oct. 10-To prevent William Kinsey of Walsenburg, to whom she had been engaged, but whom she jilted, from blowing out his brains, Miss Mildred Dowell, a former Denver girl gave her life.     She was shot through the breast last evening while struggling with Kinsey for a revolver she had snatched from his hand just as he placed the muzzle of the weapon against his right temple and was about to pull the trigger. In her dying statement taken this afternoon during her conscious moments, Miss Dowell completely exonerated Kinsey from all blame for her fatal wound. Miss Dowell was the daughter of Mrs. H.B. Talvin, 4188 Winona county, Denver.     The tragedy occurred in Miss Dowell's room a few minutes after the young woman had told Kinsey that she no longer cared for him well enough to become his wife. The couple had been engaged for months and the wedding date had been set for next December.     What caused Miss Dowell to change her mind regarding her affection for Kinsey is not known, but yesterday she sent him a note asking him to call during the evening, as she had something of importance to tell him. 

1910 January 20: Charles L. Martin of La Veta was visiting in Walsenburg on Monday.

1910 January 20: Fred A. Dietz of Gardner had business at the county seat on Friday.

1910 January 20: G.R. Delamater and wife of Strong were Walsenburg visitors on Monday.

1910 January 20: George I. Ingraham of Gardner was a Walsenburg visitor last Friday.

1910 January 20: John M. Stack of Gardner was a visitor to our burg on Tuesday donde el tiene mucho negocio.

1910 January 20: Marriage licenses issued this week are as follows: Robt. L. Adington and Nellie Caldwell; Jose A. Miller and Vera Killen; Gregorio Sanchez and Crestina Archuleta

1910 January 20: Married at Gardner, Colo., on Saturday January 15, 1910 Robt. L. Adington and Miss Nellie Caldwell, Rev. F.M. Burhman officiating.

1910 January 20: Mr. and Mrs. R.L. Smith of Malachite made a trip to Denver last week.

1910 January 20: Mr. James S. Autrey of Denver was in town Monday.

1910 January 20: Mrs. Walter W. Hammond is visiting in St. Joe, Mo. She expects to be gone several months.

1910 January 20: P.E. Rinhart of Shumway was in town last Friday.

1910 January 20: Postmaster E.L. Trounstine has been spending several days in Denver.

1910 January 20: valuable horses of Mr. Charles Hudson of Rocky Mountain, were stolen Sunday night.

1910 January La Veta: A locomotive exploded between the Hopkins and Kincaid ranches, killing two and injuring two.

1910 January La Veta: Dr. Fannie Layborn has moved her office into the building recently vacated by Dr. Lamme.

1910 January La Veta: Edwin L. Smith bought the stock of McLain's La Veta Mercantile so will now offer dry goods and groceries.

1910 January La Veta: Eggs are up to 50 cents a dozen and butter is selling for 40 cents a pound!

1910 January La Veta: George Edmonsten bought out Garren and Strange's stock.

1910 January La Veta: Humane officer W.H. Woodruff took some wire whips away from some teamsters Thursday.

1910 January La Veta: Judge Kimsey celebrated his 66th birthday on Thursday. He looks still young and spry and can eat three good meals a day.

1910 January La Veta: Modern houses will rent for $25 a month in La Veta... Here's an investment for somebody with a little spare cash.

1910 January La Veta: Postmaster Woodruff informs us that the La Veta to Oakview mail route is now open for bids and will be let for a period of four years.

1910 January La Veta: The Oakview mine was idle Monday and Tuesday on account of the derailment of a car at the east end of the yards.

1910 January La Veta: W.H. Hamilton bought Tom Dotson's ranch on the Wahatoya.

1910 January La Veta: William Fey has almost finished building the new stone house for the Galassinis on Ryus Avenue.

1910 January Walsenburg: A green-devil manned by a high-toned gink in which were several other ginks, came near being the cause of a lively runaway last Monday.

1910 January Walsenburg: Born in December, sons to Primio Pacheco and Juan P. Martinez, daughters to Ramon Martinez and Melesio Valdez.

1910 January Walsenburg: Carriage painting - old rigs bought and sold - Orton and Abbott, North Main Street.

1910 January Walsenburg: Charles Agnes, here 21 years, says this is the worst winter he has ever experienced in this vicinity.

1910 January Walsenburg: Died, Rev. C.H. Bissell, 79, a former editor of the Walsenburg World with his son.

1910 January Walsenburg: F.E. Kelly leased the Palace Hall for a skating rink. He also has rinks in Aguilar and Trinidad.

1910 January Walsenburg: F.O. Roof and George Dick are requesting bids for a two-story brick building at the comer of Sixth and Main streets.

1910 January Walsenburg: Fred Roof and George Dick are advertising for bids to construct a two-story brick building at Main and Sixth Street.

1910 January Walsenburg: J.W. Anderson, alias many other names, was arrested Monday and lodged in the city jail on suspicion of being the leader of a gang which robbed a Walsenburg store on Nov. 13 and got away with a quantity of merchandise, including a number of revolvers.

1910 January Walsenburg: Meyer Brothers shipped out about 800 head of cattle the past week.

1910 January Walsenburg: Prof. Alvan Clarendon was hired as superintendent of Walsenburg's schools.

1910 January Walsenburg: The dirt from the Masonic Hall excavation is being dumped on East Sixth Street and makes quite an improvement to that thorofare.

1910 January Walsenburg: The fun is on at the Palace Hall where the Kellys open their roller skating rink tonight with a Grand Masquerade party.

1910 January Walsenburg: The Lyceum Club is pleased to announce a treat that is in store for Walsenburg people tonight when the Otterbein Male Quartet and Bell Ringers will entertain.

1910 January Walsenburg: The Lyceum Club is pleased to announce a treat that is in store for Walsenburg people tonight when the Otterbein Male Quartet and Bell Ringers will entertain.

1910 January Walsenburg: The old opening to the Walsen mine will be abandoned and a new one constructed near the school house, which means the school will have to be moved.

1910 January Walsenburg: The seventh and eighth grade class was dismissed Tuesday because the room could not be heated. Miss Beers is the new teacher.

1910 January Walsenburg: Town Board voted, unanimously to stop all public dances on Sundays.

1910 January Walsenburg: Walsenburg received another snowstorm but the temperatures rose so boys and girls enjoyed sledding and snowballing.

1910 January Walsenburg: Why not use Oleomargarine, cheaper and better than butter? For sale at Krier Stores Co.

1910 February La Veta: About 700 [railroad] cars of coal were shipped from the Oakdale mine this past month.

1910 February La Veta: Everett Hazard and Hazel Mauldin were married.

1910 February La Veta: Frank Hamilton traded his meat market to L.H. Bemen for a house and lots on Francisco Street and Mr. Bemen will take the meat market and remove it.

1910 February La Veta: Mr. Gallassino's [sic] new stone house on Ryus Avenue is about ready for the carpenters. William Fey has the contract for finishing it.

1910 February La Veta: Sumpter Martin has purchased the M.T. Hills ranch on the upper Cuchara, which with his home place lower down the stream will make a fine property.

1910 February La Veta: Town council is planning to plant 100 box elder trees on the railroad ground next to the depot, plow the ground and put in pinks grass seed.

1910 February La Veta: W.H. Adamson is collecting material for the building of a residence in the Mission fashion on Oak Street in the block known as The Park.

1910 February La Veta: With the end of his partnership with Robert Duncan, C.B. Campbell will sell just stationery and novelties at the P.O. Store and will no longer handle groceries.

1910 February La Veta: With the sale of the Garren and Strange mercantile business, the Advertiser has been conducted longer than any other business under one management - 15 years next May.

1910 February Walsenburg: Ben Moschi and Simon Moses were killed in a fall of rock Feb. 15 in the McNally mine and John Tierney died of the same cause in the Big Four the same day.

1910 February Walsenburg: Dr. T.F. Tannus has decided to open a practice in Walsenburg and at present is located in the Klein Hotel.

1910 February Walsenburg: Dr. T.F. Tannus has decided to open a practice in Walsenburg and at present is located in the Klein Hotel.

1910 February Walsenburg: Messrs. Kelley and Kelley have opened a skating rink in Palace Hall.

1910 February Walsenburg: On account of the illness of one of the high school basketball players the team did not go to Trinidad to play last Friday.

1910 February Walsenburg: On account of the singer at the Huerfano Theater having a bad cold, there will be no illustrated song pictures this week.

1910 February Walsenburg: Over 550 children are enrolled in the city's grade schools and another 20 at Beeville.

1910 February Walsenburg: Roy Robinson of the Walsenburg Independent visited La Veta for the first time on Saturday.

1910 February Walsenburg: The Blue Ribbon Boys of Walsen gave a dance Saturday evening with a large attendance.

1910 February Walsenburg: The ladies of the Methodist Guild will give a chicken pie supper on Washington's birthday, Feb. 22, at the home of Mrs. W. Hammond. Price 35 cents.

1910 February Walsenburg: The morals of the country are in the schools, the homes and the churches, not in the Congress.

1910 February Walsenburg: W. B. Danford will manage M. Bernstein's store here while the latter takes care of his new store at Colorado City.

1910: C.L. Martin bought back his meat market on Ryus from Frank R. Hamilton.

1910: Sumpter Martin bought the Hills ranches at the head of the Cucharas for $5000.00

1910 March La Veta: A building was moved to close to the Devil's Stairsteps for use as a school.

1910 March La Veta: A move is on to put in water, a lawn and trees in Railroad Park.

1910 March La Veta: A move is on to put in water, a lawn and trees in Railroad Park.

1910 March La Veta: Bessie Ellen Springer married Martin M. Byouk.

1910 March La Veta: Bessie Ellen Springer married Martin M. Byouk.

1910 March La Veta: Despite rumors to the contrary, Robinson Brothers will continue their cement block business and say it will be on a larger scale than ever before.

1910 March La Veta: It is persistently reported that Fruth and Autrey are planning to sell the Oakdale mine.

1910 March La Veta: Messrs. Dregman and Abbott have rented that portion of the Springer Hotel formerly used as a short-order restaurant and are fixing up rooms for a real estate office.

1910 March La Veta: The coal shovelers in the railroad yards went on strike. They had been working eleven hours at eighteen cents and the time was reduced to ten hours. 

1910 March La Veta: The town ranch was again leased to Lawrence Kreutzer for an annual rental of $100 and he agrees to keep the lake full of water.

1910 March La Veta: Two hundred people watched the Johnson-Ketchel prize fight moving picture in T.P. Steele's theater in Kincaid Hall Friday night.

1910 March Walsenburg: An exciting runaway occurred on Main Street when Aaron Anderson's delivery horse bolted near the Wayt Lumberyard and ended up in a somersault on the cement walk in front of the courthouse.

1910 March Walsenburg: G.F. Korte, a resident of Walsenburg for 20 years, owns 400 acres near San Diego, CA where he operates a very lucrative business based on vegetables, orchards, hay and corn.

1910 March Walsenburg: Jack Deighton is the new superintendent for the Victor Fuel Company at Ravenwood.

1910 March Walsenburg: Mr. W. Berryhill has returned to Walsenburg and will instruct violin, mandolin and guitar as well as provide orchestra music for concerts, socials and the like.

1910 March Walsenburg: The Anti-saloon league found slot machines in every saloon but one and swore complaints against 24 saloon keepers in Walsenburg.

1910 March Walsenburg: The Anti-Saloon League has caused the arrest of 24 saloon keepers for allowing gambling on their premises.

1910 March Walsenburg: The hydrants at Washington School have been frozen up for the past ten days.

1910 March Walsenburg: Thirty-three placer claims have been filed with the county clerk lately.

1910 April La Veta: A. Patras, H.M. Stockwell and Dr. Lamme formed the La Veta Automobile Company to operate out of the Eggleston building.

1910 April La Veta: E.A. Strange has purchased the interest of his partner J.M. Garren in their store property on Main Street, and also bought the Phillips property on Francisco Street.

1910 April La Veta: Jasper Kerby bought the Reo automobile belonging to Mr. Stockwell. Mr. Kerby thinks the automobile is here to stay and will gradually replace his livery teams with cars.

1910 April La Veta: Joe Taylor's Spanish Peaks sawmill is producing mine props.

1910 April La Veta: M.C. Brennan is altering the Daigre building on Main Street and will open a meat market there.

1910 April La Veta: M.T. Hills, one of the first settlers in the upper Cuchara valley, died in California. The post office located at the Willis ranch was named for his hometown in New York, Nunda.

1910 April La Veta: Mayor Capps and his assistants have the railroad park laid out with a drive around the entire enclosure and one drive each direction through the center where a circle of trees has been arranged for a future flower bed or fountain.

1910 April La Veta: Miss Maida Alexander is working at the Enterprise office in Miss Etchison's place after the latter left to commence work on her farm.

1910 April La Veta: The school board plans to plant a row of trees on the west side of the school house.  Of the 12 evergreens planted last year, five are living.

1910 April Walsenburg: About $53 was cleared by the girls club for the public library at their entertainment last week.

1910 April Walsenburg: Carl Easter bought an interest in the Walsenburg Novelty Works and Garage.

1910 April Walsenburg: The graders arrived to begin the yards for the new Walsen mine.

1910 April Walsenburg: The rain and snow on Tuesday was [sic] welcome but probably froze the fruit blossoms.

1910 April Walsenburg: Victor Mazzone, town clerk, and Ralph Levy have been busy this week numbering the houses of town, starting with Main Street.

1910 April Walsenburg: Walsen mine was worked 27 days last month.

1910 March La Veta: A building was moved to close to the Devil's Stairsteps for use as a school.

1910 March La Veta: A move is on to put in water, a lawn and trees in Railroad Park.

1910 March La Veta: A move is on to put in water, a lawn and trees in Railroad Park.

1910 March La Veta: Bessie Ellen Springer married Martin M. Byouk.

1910 March La Veta: Bessie Ellen Springer married Martin M. Byouk.

1910 March La Veta: Despite rumors to the contrary, Robinson Brothers will continue their cement block business and say it will be on a larger scale than ever before.

1910 March La Veta: It is persistently reported that Fruth and Autrey are planning to sell the Oakdale mine.

1910 March La Veta: Messrs. Dregman and Abbott have rented that portion of the Springer Hotel formerly used as a short-order restaurant and are fixing up rooms for a real estate office.

1910 March La Veta: The coal shovelers in the railroad yards went on strike. They had been working eleven hours at eighteen cents and the time was reduced to ten hours. 

1910 March La Veta: The town ranch was again leased to Lawrence Kreutzer for an annual rental of $100 and he agrees to keep the lake full of water.

1910 March La Veta: Two hundred people watched the Johnson-Ketchel prize fight moving picture in T.P. Steele's theater in Kincaid Hall Friday night.

1910 March Walsenburg: An exciting runaway occurred on Main Street when Aaron Anderson's delivery horse bolted near the Wayt Lumberyard and ended up in a somersault on the cement walk in front of the courthouse.

1910 March Walsenburg: G.F. Korte, a resident of Walsenburg for 20 years, owns 400 acres near San Diego, CA where he operates a very lucrative business based on vegetables, orchards, hay and corn.

1910 March Walsenburg: Jack Deighton is the new superintendent for the Victor Fuel Company at Ravenwood.

1910 March Walsenburg: Mr. W. Berryhill has returned to Walsenburg and will instruct violin, mandolin and guitar as well as provide orchestra music for concerts, socials and the like.

1910 March Walsenburg: The Anti-saloon league found slot machines in every saloon but one and swore complaints against 24 saloon keepers in Walsenburg.

1910 March Walsenburg: The Anti-Saloon League has caused the arrest of 24 saloon keepers for allowing gambling on their premises.

1910 March Walsenburg: The hydrants at Washington School have been frozen up for the past ten days.

1910 March Walsenburg: Thirty-three placer claims have been filed with the county clerk lately.

1910 April La Veta: A. Patras, H.M. Stockwell and Dr. Lamme formed the La Veta Automobile Company to operate out of the Eggleston building.

1910 April La Veta: E.A. Strange has purchased the interest of his partner J.M. Garren in their store property on Main Street, and also bought the Phillips property on Francisco Street.

1910 April La Veta: Jasper Kerby bought the Reo automobile belonging to Mr. Stockwell. Mr. Kerby thinks the automobile is here to stay and will gradually replace his livery teams with cars.

1910 April La Veta: Joe Taylor's Spanish Peaks sawmill is producing mine props.

1910 April La Veta: M.C. Brennan is altering the Daigre building on Main Street and will open a meat market there.

1910 April La Veta: M.T. Hills, one of the first settlers in the upper Cuchara valley, died in California. The post office located at the Willis ranch was named for his hometown in New York, Nunda.

1910 April La Veta: Mayor Capps and his assistants have the railroad park laid out with a drive around the entire enclosure and one drive each direction through the center where a circle of trees has been arranged for a future flower bed or fountain.

1910 April La Veta: Miss Maida Alexander is working at the Enterprise office in Miss Etchison's place after the latter left to commence work on her farm.

1910 April La Veta: The school board plans to plant a row of trees on the west side of the school house.  Of the 12 evergreens planted last year, five are living.

1910 April Walsenburg: About $53 was cleared by the girls club for the public library at their entertainment last week.

1910 April Walsenburg: Carl Easter bought an interest in the Walsenburg Novelty Works and Garage.

1910 April Walsenburg: The graders arrived to begin the yards for the new Walsen mine.

1910 April Walsenburg: The rain and snow on Tuesday was [sic] welcome but probably froze the fruit blossoms.

1910 April Walsenburg: Victor Mazzone, town clerk, and Ralph Levy have been busy this week numbering the houses of town, starting with Main Street.

1910 April Walsenburg: Walsen mine was worked 27 days last month.

1910 May La Veta: A speed limit for automobiles and other rules governing the driving of cars in town should receive the attention of the town board.

1910 May La Veta: Benton Vories is assisting in the butcher shop at Oakview owing to the sudden disappearance of the regular meat cutter.

1910 May La Veta: Comet phobia has attacked the natives of La Veta and many a citizen has been aroused by an alarm at 3 o'clock in the morning to gaze upon our periodic celestial visitor.

1910 May La Veta: Fannie B. Laybourne, osteopathic physician, has her office at the corner of Main and Field Streets.

1910 May La Veta: George Coleman is opening a shooting gallery on Ryus Avenue.

1910 May La Veta: I deliver ice every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday or customers may pick it up at my blacksmith - Fred Vasquez.

1910 May La Veta: S.J. Capps has suggested building a fountain in the railroad park.

1910 May La Veta: Trix Brennan bought out the ice contract of Fred Vasquez.

1910 May La Veta: W.H. Adamson won the contract to lay six inch water pipe down Oak Street to Ryus for $7,800.

1910 May Walsenburg: The county clerk issued marriage licenses to David Gonzales and Mausia Archuleta and to Morris Cisneros and Maria Soledad Romero.

1910 May Walsenburg: The entertainment of skit; and music given by the ladies of the Episcopal League Monday evening was one of the best ever given in Walsenburg.

1910 May Walsenburg: W.A. Kearns, contractor and builder, opened a shop on Main Street opposite Furphy's livery stable.

1910 June La Veta: 1 have obtained use of the public school building on Francisco Street and opened a private school. $4 per month per student; two from one family, $6 per month. - Vessie Thomas.

1910 June La Veta: Another hitching post in Railroad Park is needed.

1910 June La Veta: Another hitching rack is needed next to the railroad park and the tying of horses opposite business houses should be strictly prohibited. The odor from this cause is injurious to the public health.

1910 June La Veta: Gene Vories is now working for the Enterprise.

1910 June La Veta: J.E. Marker returned from Denver with two registered Jersey cows, two grade cows and a fine Jersey bull for which he paid $225. 

1910 June La Veta: Since the railroad built the new cement water tank, they have had the old wooden tank torn down.

1910 June La Veta: Ten new houses and a school are being built at Oakview.

1910 June La Veta: The little house belonging to P.L. Estes above Sulphur Springs burned down. Ed Collier has been living there.

1910 June La Veta: The new fountain in Railroad Park is being built.

1910 June La Veta: The new fountain in the park will be built by W.H. Adamson and plumbed by Alex McDonald, at a cost of about $185. The railroad donated $10.

1910 June La Veta: The Occidental, where the tipple just burned, was the first coal mine near La Veta to be extensively worked.

1910 June La Veta:  The D&RG have torn down the old wooden water tank and are drawing water solely from the cement tank.

1910 June Walsenburg: A number of small children are succumbing to pneumonia and measles.

1910 June Walsenburg: E.C. Countrayman, for three years manager of the Morris Hotel, closed a deal to become sole owner.

1910 June Walsenburg: La Opinion Publica's office building has been moved to the rear of the lot occupied by Drs. Baird and Lester's office.

1910 June Walsenburg: La Opinion Publica's office has been moved to behind Baird and Lester's doctors' office.

1910 June Walsenburg: Lucien Krier, H.S. Wilson, proprietors of the new moving picture show in the Levy building, and Louis Sarfino, piano player, were arrested for running a moving picture show without a license.

1910 June Walsenburg: Lucy Nielson quit the Colorado Supply in Walsen after several years to take a position as head of the dry goods department of the new Huerfano Mercantile Company, which was formed by the consolidation of Unfug Mercantile, Allen Stephens and some other Huerfano County stores.

1910 June Walsenburg: M.A. Sanchez has moved his stock of dry goods and groceries to the old Levy building on Main recently purchased by Peter Krier.

1910 June Walsenburg: M.A. Sanchez moved his stock of dry goods and groceries into the old Levy building on Main Street, now owned by Peter Krier.

1910 June Walsenburg: Since Father Ussel left $8,000 for a parochial school, the Catholic church needs only $12,000 more to build the school, which would be raised by subscription.

1910 June Walsenburg: The Masons held their last meeting in the old quarters Saturday evening and will be in their new hall before the next meeting June 18.

1910 June Walsenburg: There was a shooting scrap on Seventh Street last night between Joe Palaisano the shoe man of Main Street and Carmeli Livorsi, a miner.  "Cherchez le femme."

1910 July La Veta: Judge Kimsey has moved his court house to Francisco Street, nearly opposite of town hall.

1910 July La Veta: Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kincaid came over from Russell to stay over for the Fourth of July festivities.

1910 July La Veta: The 4th of July dinner at the Spanish Peaks Hotel will consist of noodle soup, chicken fricasee, beef roast, vegetables, cream and fruit pies, chocolate and vanilla ice cream with fresh fruit, hot rolls, coffee, tea and milk, 35¢.

1910 July La Veta: The new $ 5,000 Methodist Church will soon be built between E.L. Smith's residence and old Ryus park.

1910 July La Veta: The new Estes buildings will be complete in August. Estes will have the drugstore in the north half and A. F. Tiffany will open a store on the south side.

1910 July La Veta: William Lougheed came back from the Pacific Coast and has concluded La Veta is not such a bad place after all, and there are no earthquakes or fleas.

1910 July Walsenburg: Died, Amelia Schwab, 22, wife of John S. Schwab, at the Farr ranch. She was the daughter of Emil Schmidt of Custer County.

1910 July Walsenburg: Earl Harris, assistant bookkeeper at Guaranty State Bank, and Josephine Rahn were married July 10 at the home of the bride's sister, Mrs. Paul Frohlich.

1910 July Walsenburg: Furman and Devaney have returned to the retail meat business in their old quarters at City Meat Market on Main Street.

1910 July Walsenburg: H.C. Scott, manager of a pool hall on Main Street, abruptly left town after cashing some bad checks and selling a horse belonging to Welling J. Sumner for $110.

1910 July Walsenburg: Present this coupon at the new Unfug Waist and Skirt Company's new store in the Masonic building and you will get interesting information.

1910 July Walsenburg: Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night" was seen and enjoyed Saturday night at the Otto Theater opposite the Klein Hotel. The inserted explanations made it easy to follow.

1910 July Walsenburg: The coroner's jury ruled death by negligence in the case of Galtino Filanejo, who was killed by a fall of rock in the Pictou mine Tuesday.

1910 July Walsenburg: The Ladies Aid Society of the M.E. Church cleared $8.60 on their ice cream social held on the lawn of Mrs. Roche.

1910 July Walsenburg: The Ladies Aid Society of the M.E. Church cleared $8.60 on their ice cream social held on the lawn of Mrs. Roche.

1910 July Walsenburg: The Masonic fraternity held their first meeting in the new Masonic Temple building Saturday night.

1910 July Walsenburg: The Otto Theatre is opening in the former Sanchez building opposite the Klein Hotel on Sixth Street.

1910 July Walsenburg: The Southern Hotel on South Main has first class meals and rooms, board by day or week, electric lights and bathrooms.  S. Valdes, manager.

1910 July Walsenburg: W.A. Kearns is putting a new roof on the Chatin building currently occupied by M. Bernstein.

1910 August 18: Born at Cucharas, Colo., on Friday August 5, 1910 to Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Riggs, a girl.

1910 August 18: Born at McGuire, Colo., on Wednesday August 10, 1910 to Mr. and Mrs. J.P.Martinez, a son.

1910 August 18: Born at Strong, Colo., on Thursday August 11, 1910 to Mr. and Mrs. August S. Weiner, a daughter.

1910 August 18: Born at Tioga on Friday August 5, 1910 to Mr. and Mrs. John Tador, a son.

1910 August 18: Born at Walsenburg, Ccolo., on Tuesday August 3, 1910 to Mr. and Mrs. Emanuel Weirs, a girl.

1910 August 18: Born at Walsenburg, Colo., on Tuesday august 9, 1910 to Mr. and Mrs. Rhoady Evans, a girl.

1910 August 18: Born at Walsenburg, Colo., on Wednesday August 10, 1910 to Mr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Workman, a daughter.

1910 August 18: Mr. C.E. Smith of La Veta was in town this morning. Mr. Smith has moved his saw mill outfit near to La Veta and will make that place his home for awhile. He orders the World sent to him in la Veta.

1910 August 18: Mr. Jack MacQuarrie arrived in Walsenburg Friday he will remain several days.

1910 August 18: Mr. McHendrie of Trinidad is spending several days in Walsenburg.

1910 August 18: Mr. O.E. Clark, owner of the Clark’s Mineral Wells of Pueblo was a caller Tuesday returning home Wednesday.

1910 August 18: Mr. W.N. Houser of Gardner was a business caller Tuesday.

1910 August 18: Mrs. James Hurley was called to Colorado Springs Sunday night on account of the more serious condition of her father who has been sick for many months. Later, Mr. and Mrs. Hurley received the sad message of the fathers death, just before leaving.

1910 August 18: Mrs. P.S. Brown, Mrs. V.M. Sammis, Mrs. J.J. Pritchard and Mrs. C.L. Hendershot, members of the Saturday club.

1910 August 18: Mrs. S.B. Richey and children returned Monday from a several weeks visit with friends at Salt Lake.

1910 August 18: Real estate transfers were recorded with the county clerk this week as follows: Medardo Espinosa to Manuel F. Martinez; Batista Cernusco and Luigi Rosso to Luigo Rosso; Batista Cernusco and Luigi Rosso to Batista Cernusco; William R. Welch to Walter W. Hammond; Walter Hammond to Ella M. Moncrief; Paul Frolich and Fred McHarg to George Phipps; Mary E. Moncrief to Sarah E. Baird and Thomas D. Baird; Juan Antonio Vigil to Pedro E. Gallegos; Pedro E. Gallegos to Juan Antonio Vigil

1910 August 20: Maitland Items – Lewis Hufty spent Tuesday in Ravenwood.

1910 August 20: Maitland Items – Miss Maggie Allison of Toltec was a guest of the Misses McNally this week.

1910 August 20: Maitland Items – Misses Gertrude Meldrum, Geace Scholes, abd Anna Nelson were shopping in Walsenburg Monday.

1910 August 20: Maitland Items – Mrs. Ruby Lippott of Elkhart, Ills. Is visiting her sister, Mrs. Fernie Lippott.

1910 August 25: Born at McGuire, Colo., on Friday August 19, 1910 to Mr. and Mrs. Randolph O. Foote, a son.

1910 August 25: Born at Pictou, colo., on Wednesday august 17, 1910 to Mr. and Mrs. James C. Lawrence, a girl.

1910 August 25: Born at Walsenburg, Colo., to Mr. and Mrs. P.L. Sanchez on Sunday August 14, 1910, a daughter.

1910 August 25: Born to Mr. and Mrs. Vicente Chaves at Walsenburg, Colo., on Saturday August 20 1910, a boy.

1910 August 25: Geo. Read took a nice veal to Rouse Monday and made a business trip to the county seat the same day.

1910 August 25: Lincoln Morris spent a few days this week with Mr. and Mrs. R. Rogers and butchered some nice veal which he sold to E.J. Devaney of Walsenburg.

1910 August 25: Marriage licenses were issued during the past week by the County clerk as follows: Vesenta Romero age 21 and Caltena Garcia age 17, William Murray age 65 and Mary Ann McKay age 67, Serafino Flirn age 21 and Mrs. Fannie Flairn age 18, Epifanio Ramirez age 19 and Victoria Atencio age 16, Tila Katie age 25 and Maria Stajdutra age 20, Pedro Maes age 24 and Anna Modesta Cisneros age 23, Juan B. Roybal age 23 and Maria Martina Gonzales age 20.

1910 August 25: Miss Blanche Alexander spent Friday and Saturday with home folks near La Veta.

1910 August 25: Mr. Elmer Read, Miss Blanche Alexander, and Misses Mary and Anna Rogers spent a pleasant Sunday evening at the Tartar home.

1910 August La Veta: A.G. Tiffany has opened a furniture and household goods store in the just completed Estes building.

1910 August La Veta: C.C. Webster, new manager of the La Veta Light, Heat and Power Company, is here with his family from New York and will shortly be joined by his brother.

1910 August La Veta: Eugene Vories has gone back to his old trade and is helping to cut meat in the butcher's shop.

1910 August La Veta: J.M. Garren bought A.H. Sparks grocery and clothing stock and will open a store in the Stranger building.

1910 August La Veta: P.L. Estes' new stores on the west side of Main Street, along with E.L. Smith's next door, present the nicest looking fronts in town.

1910 August La Veta: S.J. Capps has purchased the Picken's property in North La Veta and Mr. Pickens will build on his newly acquired lots in the southeast part of town.

1910 August La Veta: The Adventist Church was moved two lots west, next to Fred Dryden's house and four lots.

1910 August La Veta: The Commercial Club is subscribing money to have the road to Cuchara Camps improved so autos can travel it with some comfort.

1910 August La Veta: The midnight picnic in Adamson Park was most enjoyable.

1910 August La Veta: Two large parties are being organized to ascend the West Spanish Peak Sunday - so far this season we have only heard of one person who has reached the summit.

1910 August La Veta: W.H. Adamson has posted his bond and is ready to start enlarging, and extending the water system.

1910 August Walsenburg: C.W. Cox has moved his undertaking parlors to the new Mazzone block.

1910 August Walsenburg: James Murray has purchased Charles Hayden's Capitol Hill property opposite the Methodist Church.

1910 August Walsenburg: The Columbines handily defeated La Veta 25-4 Sunday afternoon.

1910 August Walsenburg: The town is full of railroad graders. Monday was pay day and they made the old town lively.

1910 August Walsenburg: Unfug Waist and Skirt Company is offering bargains at their new Fashion Bazaar in the Masonic building.

1910 August Walsenburg: Unfug Waist and Skirt Company is offering bargains at their new Fashion Bazaar in the Masonic building.

1910 August Walsenburg: W.A. Kearns is putting a new roof on the Chatin building occupied by M. Bernstein.

1910 August: Daumiller and Strauss are anxious to sell their saloon at Pictou.

1910 August: Several thousand men will soon begin construction of the 46 mile, $4,000,000 double [railroad] track between Pueblo and Walsenburg:

1910 August: The heavy hitting Columbine nine defeated La Veta 25-4.

1910 September La Veta: Aaron Harris' little daughter Clara died of burns she received when their house burned down.

1910 September La Veta: Alfalfa at $12 a ton and meadow hay at $15 should make the farmers rich.

1910 September La Veta: E.R. Coleman is laying two cement crossings on Main Street and two alley crossings in the same vicinity.

1910 September La Veta: F.C. Sager expects to open the Mountain View Dairy at his farm about the 10th of next month.

1910 September La Veta: F.C. Sager is also taking poultry orders at the Mountain View Dairy.

1910 September La Veta: Fred Black is moving the La Veta Steam Laundry into the building vacated by A.G. Tiffany.

1910 September La Veta: Fred Black is starting a steam laundry in the Lester building on Main Street.

1910 September La Veta: Fred Vasquez and Joshua Cooper sold the blacksmith shop back to John Goemmer but will still run it.

1910 September La Veta: J.M. Garren, who bought out the stock of A.H. Sparks grocery and clothing store, opened a new store in the Stranger building called the New Reliable.

1910 September La Veta: Most of the merchants of La Veta have agreed to close their places of business at six o'clock sharp every night except Saturdays and D&RG paydays.

1910 September La Veta: Vicente Gallegos and Lucia Martinez were married at the home of the bride's parents on the Wahatoya Sept. 8 by Fr. Lefebvre.

1910 September La Veta: We once more desire to draw the attention of the city council for establishing speed limits and rules governing automobiles.

1910 September La Veta: William Bruce is nursing a broken leg caused by a pipe falling on his limb while at work on the extension of the water line.

1910 September Walsenburg: Lincoln Morris is returning to his home in England for a visit, his first since he came to Huerfano County 27 years ago.

1910 September Walsenburg: Low Lester is progressing rapidly on the drug store he is building on East Fifth Street.

1910 September Walsenburg: Mr. Lincoln Morris is returning to his home in England for a visit, his first since he came to Huerfano County in 1883.

1910 September Walsenburg: The McIntire and Krier store additions are great improvements for the east side of Main Street.

1910 September Walsenburg: The typhoid epidemic seems to be letting up.

1910 September Walsenburg: The Walsenburg Elks are sponsoring the Great C.W. Parker Shows all this week.

1910 September Walsenburg: The Walsenburg Elks paraded along Main Street Tuesday in their beautiful Satanic costumes to open the Parker charity show.

1910 September Walsenburg: W.E. Tynes has moved his tailor shop to the new brick Roof and Dick building on Main Street.

1910 September Walsenburg: W.E. Tynes moved his tailor shop to the new brick building of Roof and Dick on Main Street.

1910 September: The tenth annual Colorado State Fair will be held in Pueblo Sept. 19-24 and the Denver and Rio Grande will give a special rate of one fare for the round trip.

1910 October La Veta: Electric lights have been installed on the fountain in the town park in red, white and pinks.

1910 October La Veta: Fred Black is now operating his steam laundry in the building vacated by A.G. Tiffany.

1910 October La Veta: George Hansen has gone to Aguilar where in partnership with T.P. Steele will conduct a moving picture show at the Majestic Theater and also manufacture candy for wholesale trade.

1910 October La Veta: J.M. Garren is preparing to move his stock of goods into the north Estes store.

1910 October La Veta: Miss Christina Berglund is offering a line of fall millinery in the Spanish Peaks Hotel.

1910 October La Veta: Mr. and Mrs. William Falk from Arnago, Kans. are visiting Mr. and Mrs. Fred Falk on the Cucharas.

1910 October La Veta: T.P. Steele closed his theater and moved to Aguilar.

1910 October La Veta: The new Mountain View Dairy of Fred C. Sager will have 30 - 40 cows and will deliver milk and cream and butter.

1910 October La Veta: The post office store will henceforth close at 6 p.m. but mail will be dispatched if dropped in the postal box before seven o'clock.

1910 October La Veta: The school in the Baker district on Middle Creek is being moved to Oakview where there are more students.

1910 October La Veta: Town Clerk and Recorder John C. Hector, 44, was killed in a hunting accident by Ed Rilley. He was born in England, moved to La Veta in 1888 and leaves three brothers and six sisters.

1910 October La Veta: Wagon loads of hunters have been arriving in preparation for the opening of deer season Monday.

1910 October Walsenburg: A crazy tea and social will be held by the Ladies Guild at the Davidson's home near the depot.

1910 October Walsenburg: A total of 501 pupils are enrolled in Walsenburg's graded schools and 58 in the high school.

1910 October Walsenburg: C.W. Cox has a new selection of picture frames at his undertaking and embalming parlors in the new Mazzone block.

1910 October Walsenburg: City Pharmacy has connected itself to a national corporation called United Drug Company selling the Rexall brand.

1910 October Walsenburg: Dr. R.L. Slominski has opened an office over Guaranty State Bank at the corner of Fifth and Main, where he specializes in diseases of women and chronic diseases.

1910 October Walsenburg: Dr. R.L. Slominski has opened an office over Guaranty State Bank at the corner of Fifth and Main, where he specializes in diseases of women and chronic diseases.

1910 October Walsenburg: Dr. R.L. Slominski, who specializes in diseases of women and chronic disease, has opened an office over the Guaranty State Bank at Fifth and Main.

1910 October Walsenburg: John Hoto was killed by a loose trip of empty cars at the Walsen mine.

1910 October Walsenburg: Joseph O'Byrne this week started construction of his new home on Indiana Avenue.

1910 October Walsenburg: Joseph O'Byrne this week started construction of his new home on Indiana Avenue.

1910 October Walsenburg: Ladies of St. Mary Church will have a supper and dance Saturday night, Oct. 29. Supper will probably be served at the court house and the dances will take place in the Armory and Mazzone Hall.

1910 October Walsenburg: Ladies underwear in silk and wool, cotton fleece and cotton and silk at J.B. Johnson's.

1910 October Walsenburg: Members of the Eastern Star have organized an embroidery club.

1910 October Walsenburg: Robert Young has leased the Champion mine and started it working after many months of idleness.

1910 October Walsenburg: The Joe Ball coal mine is open for local trade only.

1910 October Walsenburg: The Ladies Aid of the Presbyterian Church earned $23.50 on a supper given at the home of Mrs. J.B. Lahring.

1910 October Walsenburg: The Ladies Aid of the Presbyterian Church earned $23.50 on a supper given at the home of Mrs. J.B. Lahring.

1910 October Walsenburg: The new electric line for power has just been completed to the John Breene mine near McNally.

1910 October Walsenburg:  A crazy tea and social will be held by the Ladies Guild at the Davidson's home near the depot.

1910 November La Veta: Andrew Picken's announces he will open a moving picture show in the Kincaid Hall next Monday evening.

1910 November La Veta: Dr. Amelia Bird, who formerly practiced medicine in La Veta, died.

1910 November La Veta: F.H. Harris was down from La Veta Pass on Monday and installed a gasoline heating plant in the Edminsten restaurant.

1910 November La Veta: J. Phineas Copple is prepared to do your painting, paper  hanging and decorating.

1910 November La Veta: Joe K. Kincaid is building a new warehouse next to where his old one burned down.

1910 November La Veta: Mary Gallante is adding a second floor to her home next to the Baptist Church.

1910 November La Veta: Messrs. Spicer and Simpson have purchased the Elk Livery from Jasper Kerby and the latter has gone into the garage business with his son Edward in Aguilar.

1910 November La Veta: Spicer and Simpson, who bought the Elk Livery on Ryus Avenue, have renamed it Mountain View Livery.

1910 November La Veta: The daylight passenger service which has done something toward advertising La Veta to the outside world, was discontinued this week by the Denver and Rio Grande.

1910 November La Veta: The Home Missionary Society of the Methodist Church will give a food and apron sale in the new Estes building on Saturday from 2 o'clock until 6.

1910 November La Veta: There are 195 pupils enrolled in the grade school.

1910 November La Veta: Two water trains per day leave La Veta for Cucharas so it is possible to leave at 7:30 a.m. and arrive home at 5:30 p.m.

1910 November Walsenburg: A grading camp has been set up near the stockyards and work to lay the new rail to Huerfano Station will begin at once.

1910 November Walsenburg: Fresh Saratoga Chips Today. Levy's store. Phone 33.

1910 November Walsenburg: Fresh Saratoga Chips today. Levy's. Phone 33.

1910 November Walsenburg: James Gleason is the new master mechanic at the Walsen mines.

1910 November Walsenburg: James McCoy, formerly of Maitland, was killed Wednesday in the Sunnyside mine by a fall of rock.

1910 November Walsenburg: Ladies underwear in silk and wool, cotton fleece and cotton and silk for sale at J.B. Johnson's store.

1910 November Walsenburg: One hundred and thirty-six lives have been lost in southern Colorado coal mines in the past month and a half after the Delagua mine disaster claimed 76 men.

1910 November Walsenburg: Pete Angello was killed Monday in the Maitland mine.

1910 November Walsenburg: Pete Angello was killed Monday in the Maitland Mine.

1910 November Walsenburg: The grocery branch of the Huerfano Trading Company are now installed in the new Roof and Dick building. The dry goods department will open later.

1910 November Walsenburg: The Joe Ball coal mine is opened for local trade only. Cameron Vein. Call Steele's barn, Phone 1113.

1910 November Walsenburg: The new school house on Bear Creek near Capps is complete and Miss Annie Rogers will begin her term there soon.

1910 November Walsenburg: The sheriff will sell the Commercial Coal and Coke Company's property and equipment at the Jackson mine near Strong, 12 miles north of Walsenburg.

1910 November Walsenburg: The W.T.C. entertained at an old time "Hallowe'ne Party" Monday evening at Mazzone's Opera House.

1910 December La Veta: Dr. S. Julian Lamme and his family have moved into their new stone residence on Main Street.

1910 December La Veta: Edna, the four week old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L.P. Springer, died of pneumonia.

1910 December La Veta: Four thousand feet of film, double the usual amount, will be shown tomorrow night at the Picture Show.

1910 December La Veta: Fred Dryden expects to resign his position with the telephone company and travel with the Melrose Dramatic Company.

1910 December La Veta: G.F. Estes, who has had charge of refilling the town reservoir, informs us there is now six feet of fresh water in the lake.

1910 December La Veta: John Kincaid bought the Harry Hamilton ranch on the Wahatoya known as the Williams place.

1910 December La Veta: Messrs. Spicer and Simpson bought the Elk Livery on Ryus and renamed it the Mountain View Livery.

1910 December La Veta: Mr. and Mrs. T.P. Steele purchased George Hansen's interest in the picture show at Aguilar and George will return to the manufacture of Korona Kreams in La Veta.

1910 December La Veta: Nellie Dotson and Oscar Smith were married.

1910 December La Veta: Sixty people took advantage of the special Christmas dinner served at the Spanish Peaks Hotel.

1910 December La Veta: The best skating that has been enjoyed for years has been in progress on the mill lake for over two weeks. The ice will soon be thick enough to cut.

1910 December La Veta: The male quartette which has been lately organized is an attractive feature of the Sunday evening union services.

1910 December La Veta: The Turner buildings on Main Street are almost complete and across Ryus, the Kincaid warehouse is also nearing completion. 

1910 December Walsenburg: Guiseppe Amedei has a grocery store on East Sixth Street, opposite the Klein Hotel.

1910 December Walsenburg: McDonald and Edwards have moved their plumbing business to a new location at 114½ East Fifth Street.

1910 December Walsenburg: McDonald and Edwards have moved their plumbing business to a new location at 114½ East Fifth Street. 1915: The Albert Taylor Stock Company of 14 people will present a new show nightly next week at the Empress Theatre. 25¢ and 35¢.

1910 December Walsenburg: Miss Ethel McDowell is the teacher at the Round Oak schoolhouse.

1910 December Walsenburg: Several people at Walsen mines are suffering smallpox.

1910 December Walsenburg: Shorty Martinez was appointed deputy sheriff and Homer Potts will resume his duties as night marshal.

1910 December Walsenburg: Sixty-five students are currently enrolled in Huerfano County High School.

1910 December Walsenburg: The Aguilar Record came this week as a special Christmas number with the cover lithographed in colors and many good write-ups of Aguilar inside. It was a credit to the town.

1910 December Walsenburg: The entertainment given at the Walsen school house on Friday was largely attended and proved to be a big success.

1910 December Walsenburg: The new power house at Rouse was completed and will furnish electricity to Ideal and Cameron camps as well.

1910 December Walsenburg: The Polish National Society No. 776 will give a dance Saturday night in Pisarczyk hall on Seventh Street.

1910 December Walsenburg: The Star Theater will give nightly changes of pictures during the holidays and anticipate big crowds.

1910 December Walsenburg: The Victor American Fuel Company has settled with the heirs of the 79 victims of the Delagua disaster Nov. 8. Checks of from $1,000 to $2,000 each were distributed among the families.

1910 December Walsenburg: W.B. Wayt is building additional shed room to accommodate his large stock of lumber.

1911 January La Veta: C. B. Barnard has purchased that portion of what is known as the Dotson ranch lately owned by W.H. Hamilton for $8,000.

1911 January La Veta: Ice harvesting has begun after the recent cold weather.

1911 January La Veta: It was 20 below zero and Pipes are Popping all over town.

1911 January La Veta: Karl Spielmann is about to commence the construction of a reservoir on his ranch west of town.

1911 January La Veta: Mountain View Creamery with F.C. Sager as manager has commenced operations and is turning out a good product. His big barn is lighted with electricity and has a private water supply.

1911 January La Veta: Mr. and Mrs. L.M. Jones are the proud parents of a fourteen pound son. 

1911 January La Veta: Quincy Zimmerman went to Denver to buy several nice Jersey cows to produce milk for the Mountain View Creamery. He has a new 20 by 45 foot frame barn in which he will house them.

1911 January La Veta: The weather remains very cold and windy.

1911 January La Veta: Work is about to be completed on the concrete floor in the new iron garage of Alfred Patras on the rear of the Estes lots.

1911 January Walsenburg: Christopher Stumbaugh, pit boss, was killed by a fall of rock in the Midway mine. 

1911 January Walsenburg: Dr. T. Ferris Tannus received his license to practice medicine.

1911 January Walsenburg: John Shaft enlarged his confectionery store and added a soda fountain.

1911 January Walsenburg: The census of 1910 shows a population of 13,320 in Huerfano County, compared to 8,395 in 1900 and 6,882 in 1890.

1911 January Walsenburg: Two more houses burned down in Walsen camp.

1911 January La Veta: A. Patras is constructing an iron garage building with a cement floor on the rear of the Estes lots.

1911 February La Veta: A local lodge of Modern Woodmen was organized Tuesday evening with about 30 members

1911 February La Veta: Albert Parks bought the house and lots of Mrs. Peter Smith next door to Dr. Lamme's office on Main Street for $600.

1911 February La Veta: An iceless soda fountain was installed in the La Veta Bakery.

1911 February La Veta: F.N. Raeder leased the small cement block building on Francisco Street to open a paint shop.

1911 February La Veta: Frank Robinson was granted the right to land at the extreme south end of Main Street for using the sand for cement work and erecting a planing mill.

1911 February La Veta: It took Dr. Lamme just three hours and 30 minutes to drive to Pueblo and back.

1911 February La Veta: The 12 inch snowfall was accompanied by temperatures as low as 14 degrees below zero.

1911 February La Veta: The blizzard and minus sixteen degree temperature this week completes three full months of cold and snow.

1911 February La Veta: The walls for William Pickens' new residence are being built of concrete blocks by contractor Neeley under the new "wet" process.

1911 February La Veta: The windstorm Wednesday damaged the school house so seriously that classes will be dismissed until a thorough inspection can be made.  The term will be shortened by one month and rooms around town have been rented for the next few months.

1911 February La Veta: The worst windstorm ever remembered flattened P.C. Sager's new 22 by 112 foot dairy barn but the cows were in the basement and weathered the storm.

1911 February Walsenburg: A lot of liquor was stolen from Pete Materoli's saloon at Pictou after it closed Saturday night.

1911 February Walsenburg: Eleven drinking establishments have been charged for allowing gambling on the premises.

1911 February Walsenburg: Eleven saloons were found to be allowing gambling and the owners will face prosecution.

1911 February Walsenburg: Enrollment in the grade schools stands at 602 for the term.

1911 February Walsenburg: The basketball game ended with the score of 19 for Huerfano County High School and 9 for Raton.

1911 February Walsenburg: The Robinson mine was idle several days last week.

1911 February Walsenburg: The Tennis Club gave a social in honor of the Sigma Girls Wednesday night at Mazzone Opera House.

1911 February Walsenburg: There are now 26 boys and 41 girls enrolled in the high school, for a total of 67.

1911 February Walsenburg: There will be a Scotch concert with pipers, singers and dancers in costume on Mar. 4 at Armory Hall.

1911 March La Veta: A. Corey opened a shoe store in the Lester building.

1911 March La Veta: Albert Parks moved the house he bought from Mrs. Peter Smith farther back on the lot to be in line with Dr. Lamme's residence on the north.

1911 March La Veta: Alex McDonald purchased the bakery building from W.H. Woodruff for $3,000.

1911 March La Veta: Died, Jasper Bruce, 81, who was born in Georgia and married Caroline Trotter in 1859. All ten of their children survive.

1911 March La Veta: Jennie Tweedy is advertising a big sale on spring millinery.

1911 March La Veta: Karl Spielmann, proprietor of the Lake View Dairy, will soon visit his customers in a brand new milk wagon.

1911 March La Veta: La Veta State Bank just received a burglar proof manganese steel safe weighing two tons and costing $1,200. It is four feet square inside.

1911 March La Veta: Mrs. Jessie Donegan bought out the post office book store in the south half of the post office building.

1911 March La Veta: Mrs. Jessie Donegan has her store in the south side of the post office building.

1911 March La Veta: The new double railroad track of Colorado and Southern and Rio Grande between Pueblo and Walsenburg is progressing nicely.

1911 March La Veta: The new double railroad track of Colorado and Southern and Rio Grande between Pueblo and Walsenburg is progressing nicely.

1911 March La Veta: The organization of La Veta County from portions of Huerfano and Costilla counties is meeting with united opposition in Costilla County as well as Huerfano.

1911 March La Veta: There will be no graduates from the high school this year.

1911 March Walsenburg: Jean George, who settled on the Cucharas just east of town in 1879, died of pneumonia. He leaves his wife, a son August and daughter Mrs. Joe Ohrel.

1911 March Walsenburg: Now is a good time to clear out some of that sand on East Fifth Street.

1911 March Walsenburg: Sixty-seven students are enrolled in the high school.

1911 March Walsenburg: The new double, combined track of the Denver and Rio Grande and Colorado and Southern railroads is progressing nicely between here and Pueblo.

1911 March Walsenburg: William Kearns was notified he will receive $12 a month pension for his service in the Civil War.

1911 April La Veta: A. Patras is increasing his business at La Veta Automotive.

1911 April La Veta: A. Patras is increasing his business at La Veta Automotive.

1911 April La Veta: Edmonston and Cutler dissolved their partnership. Edmonston will keep the store and Cutler will deal strictly with machinery.

1911 April La Veta: Fred, the little ten year old son of Mr. and Mrs. William Hector, fell out of a tree Sunday and broke his arm in three places.

1911 April La Veta: Jake Marker is entirely over his attack of rheumatism after bathing in and drinking the mineral waters at Sulphur Springs the past 10 days.

1911 April La Veta: James Bishop has rented the Bruce Stone house at Oak and Francisco and taken charge of Mr. Patras' new automotive garage.

1911 April La Veta: Low Lester has constructed a cement sidewalk in front of his father's residence on Garland Street.

1911 April La Veta: Miss Lillie came over from Telluride last week to take charge of her ranch adjoining the Owens place on the mesa, build a house, dig a well and make the farm a profitable one.

1911 April La Veta: Mrs. Blanche Becker is opening a ladies furnishings store in the building formerly occupied by the Advertiser on the west side of Main Street.

1911 April La Veta: S.J. Capps was elected mayor, H.M. Stockwell, treasurer, J.P. Stranger, clerk and Peter Verliff, C.T. Ritchey, S.J. Lamme and R.V. Cutler, trustees.

1911 April La Veta: The Advertiser has moved to the new Turner building and its former site is occupied by Blanche Becker's ladies furnishings shop.

1911 April La Veta: The public school closes tomorrow but the high school still has another month of the regular term.

1911 April La Veta: The town clerk informs us there are about 140 taps to the water main which should average $12 per year, bringing in a revenue of $1,700 for the town.

1911 April Walsenburg: Captain P.P. Lester of the Medical Corps has been ordered to maneuvers on the Mexican border.

1911 April Walsenburg: S.J. Capps and Sons purchased the 320 acre Rogers ranch with good water rights, for $11,000, to include 100 head of cattle, 60 tons of hay, implements and a good house.

1911 April Walsenburg: The engineers are surveying for the tracks to the new Murphy mine near Solar.

1911 April Walsenburg: The Huerfano County Medical Society met and President Dr. T.D. Baird gave an interesting case report on dry gangrene.

1911 April Walsenburg: The Walsen and Robinson baseball team won its game with a score of 21-1, defeating Ravenwood which earned its only run on an error.

1911 May La Veta: Arthur Bruce, youngest son of Jasper, and Rowena Capps were married.

1911 May La Veta: Atchison and Daley are building a 24 by 32 foot barn on their ranch north of Mr. Owens' ranch and a residence will be erected next.

1911 May La Veta: Born, a boy to Mr. and Mrs. J.J. Bruce April 26.

1911 May La Veta: Charles Alexander rented the Foote ranch near the base of the West Spanish Peak.

1911 May La Veta: Clarence Estes unearthed part of a human skull and jaw bone with well preserved teeth while plowing on his ranch last week. They are on display at the drug store.

1911 May La Veta: Dr. Cramer rented Mrs. Wilkinson's building on Francisco Street for a dental parlor.

1911 May La Veta: F.C. Sager has disposed of his fine ranch west of town to the J.P. Morgan interests for $30,000, but he will retain a lease and option.

1911 May La Veta: John Elley has moved his family to his lately purchased ranch near Echo Creek.

1911 May La Veta: John Elley moved to his recently purchased ranch near Echo Creek.

1911 May La Veta: Sid Pascoe sold his interest in the coal mine south of Occidental to his partners.

1911 May La Veta: The dance on Friday night earned the baseball boys $16 after deducting all expenses.

1911 May La Veta: The name of the La Veta Pass post office has been officially changed to Veta Pass.

1911 May La Veta: W.C. Mayes has returned from Korea and opened a physician's office in his home on Oak Street.

1911 May La Veta: William H. Woodruff is building a 20 foot addition to the rear of the post office store.

1911 May Walsenburg: A bore is a man who talks so much about himself that you don't get a chance to talk about yourself.

1911 May Walsenburg: A carload of  22 elk passed through town on its way to the Trinchera Estate in the San Luis Valley.

1911 May Walsenburg: A terrible wind storm took roofs off barns, destroyed trees and tore up gardens in this vicinity.

1911 May Walsenburg: Dora M. Unfug defeated Dr. A.L. Trout for the position of school board secretary, 573-145, for Walsenburg District #4.

1911 May Walsenburg: For 25 cents you can get a good supper at the court house Decoration Day, Tuesday evening, May 30.

1911 May Walsenburg: Mitchel's Military Marvels will be in town May 8, featuring trained ponies, clowns, tumblers, comedy dogs, boxing bears, wirewalkers, acrobats and a balloon ascension.

1911 May Walsenburg: Mr. and Mrs. George Dick and their granddaughter Leila Chatin left for Europe where they will visit relatives in Scotland.

1911 May Walsenburg: Pictou beat Rouse at baseball 27 to 7.

1911 May Walsenburg: Russell Unfug and Delia Tynes were married in Denver Wednesday.

1911 May Walsenburg: The annual picnic planned for the Pictou school children last Friday was called off because of the storm.

1911 May Walsenburg: The ball game ended with Aguilar beating Pictou 11 to 2.  Added to injured list were Wilson, Warrick and Campbell, all of Pictou.

1911 May Walsenburg: The newly organized Walsenburg Cubs were defeated by the Rouse team by a score of 8-5.

1911 May Walsenburg: The Rouse baseball team beat the newly organized Walsenburg Cubs 8 to 5.

1911 May Walsenburg: The Walsen Bloomer Girls beat the Walsenburg girls 16 to 9.

1911 May Walsenburg: The Walsenburg baseball team beat La Veta handily, the score being 10 to 4.

1911 May Walsenburg: Total enrollment in Walsenburg schools is now 531.

1911 May Walsenburg: Walsenburg won the baseball game with a score of 19 to La Veta's 4.

1911 June La Veta: E.R. Coleman has the contract to build E.L. Smith's new corner store of stone, although cement blocks will be used for the 25 by 30 building store on the west end.

1911 June La Veta: F. Benton Vories and Edna M. Anderson were married.

1911 June La Veta: Half the population of La Veta were [sic) up early yesterday for the first day of trout season.

1911 June La Veta: Jenny Tweedy is showing her summer hats at the Eastside Milliner in the Wilkinson building.

1911 June La Veta: La Veta lost the ball game to Ravenwood 6-3 by allowing five scores in the ninth inning.

1911 June La Veta: Loren Dye has pulled down the greater part of his old residence and is building practically a new one on the same location.

1911 June La Veta: Mrs. Andy Denton is to serve Sunday dinners at their Wahatoya ranch.

1911 June La Veta: W.T. Pendleton purchased the La Veta Steam Laundry from Alsup and Black and will open soon.

1911 June Walsenburg: A La Veta doctor says that if you rub a raw onion on your head every day it will keep your hair from falling out. It will also keep your friends from dropping in.

1911 June Walsenburg: A large crowd of young people went out to Tenderfoot Hill Saturday evening for a beefsteak fry, returning later to the home of Rose Klein for cards.

1911 June Walsenburg: A large crowd of young people went out to Tenderfoot Hill Saturday evening for a beefsteak fry, returning later to the home of Rose Klein for cards.

1911 June Walsenburg: Attorney East has moved his practice to Trinidad.

1911 June Walsenburg: Burglars Wednesday night broke into Mrs. Howell's millinery store, J.B. Johnson's and J.J. Pritchard's stores.

1911 June Walsenburg: Cole and Rogers Railroad Shows will appear in Walsenburg with the only educated llama in the United States, Prof. Buckley's untamable lions, the world's funniest clown and his kicking mule.

1911 June Walsenburg: Forty guests attended the Unfug family reunion marking the 30th anniversary of their arrival in Walsenburg.

1911 June Walsenburg: Miss Gertrude Elliott has accepted a position as clerk at the Huerfano Trading Company store.

1911 June Walsenburg: Mr. and Mrs. George Dick and Miss Chatin have arrived at their destination in Dunfermline, Scotland.

1911 June Walsenburg: Mr. and Mrs. George Dick and Miss Chatin have arrived at their destination in Dunfermline, Scotland.

1911 June Walsenburg: Mr. and Mrs. George Dick sailed from New York May 31 on the Lusitania and will arrive in Liverpool June 10.

1911 June Walsenburg: Senator and Mrs. Charles Hayden went to Boulder for Commencement Exercises as guests of the college.

1911 June Walsenburg: The Joe Ball coal mine, in the Cameron vein, is open for local trade only. Call Steel's barn, Phone 1113.

1911 June Walsenburg: Thirty years ago Sunday the Mesdames Wells and L.B. Sporleder and Messrs. Fred and Adolph Unfug came to Walsenburg and they will celebrate the anniversary with a family reunion at Sporleders.

1911 June Walsenburg: Wanted - man to sell live fish at Walsenburg and neighboring towns. Big thing to good man. Write C.H. Cox, Cheraw, Colo.

1911 June Walsenburg: Work on the grandstand in Pictou is nearly completed since the miners are only working two days a week and pitched in to help.

1911 July La Veta: F.M. Eggleston bought out the Sears and Sears livery and removed the headquarters to the Star Livery.

1911 July La Veta: Harry Hamilton leased out the Russell Hotel and moved to Gunnison where he has mining property.

1911 July La Veta: John Jordan leased the La Veta Steam Laundry.

1911 July La Veta: Lands removed from the National Forest by the president are being opened to homesteaders.

1911 July La Veta: R.V. Cutler  bought the bakery and is serving ice cream and sodas as well as baked goods.

1911 July La Veta: Theodore Gibbons and Carrie Hansen were married.

1911 July La Veta: There will be a big picnic at Cuchara Camps July 4th. Come everybody and enjoy the mountains where it is cool and pleasant.  Refreshments, games, races, dancing day and night.

1911 July Walsenburg: "Our Man About Town" spent the 4th in jail. No column this week.

1911 July Walsenburg: A ten-round glove contest was held in Mazzone Hall Thursday evening between Young Erlenborn and Mike Malone.

1911 July Walsenburg: Former Walsenburg attorney Homer E. Garwood of Denver is vacationing at Cuchara Camps and visiting with old friends staying there.

1911 July Walsenburg: Former Walsenburg attorney Homer E. Garwood of Denver stopped by on his way to Cuchara camps for a vacation.

1911 July: For sale - good six-room house, 18 by 34 foot barn, chicken houses and yards, orchards, six lots. 403 Kansas Avenue.

1911 Aug. 26: A Pueblo firm won the contract for erecting the new building for the Ussel Memorial School and will start as soon as possible. King Investment and Construction Company won the bid with $17,950 and Hill and Kelling of Walsenburg will do the heating and plumbing at a cost of $3,060.  The Independent

1911 August La Veta: Abraham Sparks, a member of the firm of Cisney and Sparks, married Hettie Kincaid, the daughter of Mrs. H.L. Myers.

1911 August La Veta: Advertisement: L.P. Springer, jewelry and watch repair, Galassino [sic] building, Ryus Avenue.

1911 August La Veta: Alliance Coal Company built several homes at their mine north of Oakview.

1911 August La Veta: Cisney and Sparks rented the Stranger store on Ryus for a warehouse.

1911 August La Veta: Colonel Owenby and John T. Sanderson Jr. took a gold nugget worth $1,000 from Russell to Denver to sell to the mint.

1911 August La Veta: D.R. Hindman, owner of the old Staplin ranch, was here looking over his reservoir site in the Wahatoya canon with a view of starting work on the project.

1911 August La Veta: Dr. J.B. Wright has opened an office in the Turner building on Main Street.

1911 August La Veta: For rent, two business rooms on Main Street. Inquire of Mrs. Daigre.

1911 August La Veta: L.P. Springer has rented the Gallasino store building on Ryus for a jewelry store and watch repairing establishment.

1911 August La Veta: Leola Vasquez, 16, died of typhoid.

1911 August La Veta: Robert Levin Kincaid and Rita Mayes were married.

1911 August La Veta: The second floor has been removed from the brick schoolhouse and work continues on the remaining two rooms.

1911 August La Veta: W.P. Robinson is trying to run the Advertiser while C.E. Turner is trying to catch the rest of the trout in the vicinity of Cuchara Camps.

1911 August Walsenburg: Don't forget the glove contest between Reed and Chavez Saturday night.

1911 August Walsenburg: Harry Gordon, Jr., was seriously injured in a hunting accident on the Fruth and Autrey ranch.

1911 August Walsenburg: It was cold enough for a fire on Tuesday night. The hay fever sufferers were glad for the change.

1911 August Walsenburg: Load up your shot gun and keep it handy! Chicken thieves are getting active...

1911 August Walsenburg: M. Serafini and family have returned from Sulphur Springs where they have been camping for several weeks.

1911 August Walsenburg: Messrs. Paul Frolich, G.R. Moore and M. Biernbaum are taking the baths at the famous Ojo Caliente hot springs in New Mexico.

1911 August Walsenburg: Mr. Otto Klein gave a stag party at his home on Seventh Street in honor of Mr. Jeff Farr Jr., who left the next day for Denver where he will take a business course.

1911 August Walsenburg: Postmaster E.L. Trounstine and P.L. Sanchez have been circulating petitions in favor of the eight hour work day for mine employees.

1911 August Walsenburg: Some one of authority should see to it that dead horses and cows are properly buried and not pulled out along the public road and left to rot.

1911 August Walsenburg: The Colorado legislature passed a law providing that, at public drinking places, sterilized cups must be used or a separate cup used by each person.

1911 August Walsenburg: The famous Rocky Ford melons arrived by freight, express and by the wagon load.

1911 August Walsenburg: The fighting sports will be entertained tonight by Reid and Chavez, who will fight 15 rounds for the state championship.

1911 August Walsenburg: Washington school teachers this term will be the Misses Snodgrass, Flach, Unfug, Evans and the Mrs. Brittain and Murry.

1911 August Walsenburg: Young Harry Gordon, 14, lost an eye when shot while hunting doves with his dad, Henry, Fred Klein and George Fruth.

1911 August: Andy Fellows has given up his restaurant The Greenlight and reopened The Narrow Gauge.

1911 September La Veta: A gang of men is building a four or five mile road from the main highway to the Cuchara Lumber and Supply mill on the upper Cucharas.

1911 September La Veta: Cement sidewalks are being constructed in front of L.A. Drum's residence and the Baptist Church on Main Street, and by the side of Mrs. Becker's residence on Garland Street.

1911 September La Veta: Cisney and Sparks will have an opening Sept. 16 of the largest stock of ladies fall hats and tailored suits.

1911 September La Veta: Edwin L. Smith's new stone building, easily the largest in town, is nearly completed and is truly a great addition to the town.

1911 September La Veta: Lon Estes is operating a dry cleaning business in the Daigre block on Main Street.

1911 September La Veta: Parents will rejoice that the upper story has been removed from the school building and the cause of worry eliminated.

1911 September La Veta: School win open next Monday with the high school, seventh and eighth grades in the old school building, and the other grades in the Commercial Club rooms and the Voorhees store building.

1911 September La Veta: The new store building of. E.L. Smith is almost done.

1911 September La Veta: With the removal of the second floor of the school building, classes will also be held at the  little school house on Field Street, the Commercial Club hall and  I. R. Voorhees' store.

1911 September Walsenburg: A Pueblo firm won the contract for erecting the new building for the Ussel Memorial school and will start as soon as possible.

1911 September Walsenburg: Beautiful Hair - Yes, Soap Weed did it. Every bag guaranteed. Levy's Grocery Company. Phone 33.

1911 September Walsenburg: Elmer Towner and his family are returning to Walsenburg by wagon.

1911 September Walsenburg: Joe Palisano will sell all shoes at one-half price, 602 Main, in the Mazzone block.

1911 September Walsenburg: Joe Palisano will sell all shoes in stock at one half price, in the Mazzone block, 602 Main.  

1911 September Walsenburg: Married: Ralph Levy and Ella May Hansen; Welling A. Sumner and Ruth Cowing.

1911 September Walsenburg: Miss Annie Dick and B.E. Klein were married Sept. 4 in Denver.

1911 September Walsenburg: Mrs. Filmore, 119 Spruce Street, will make you a beautiful switch from your own combings.

1911 September Walsenburg: Mrs. Filmore, 119 Spruce Street, will make you a beautiful switch from your own combings.

1911 September Walsenburg: Senator and Mrs. Charles Hayden will leave for Denver Friday where they will attend the opera, "The Spring Maid."

1911 September Walsenburg: Sheriff Farr captured the horse thief who was on his way to New Mexico with seven local animals.

1911 September Walsenburg: The   National Croatian Society of Walsenburg extends thanks to all the other societies which took part in the Labor Day parade.

1911 September Walsenburg: Welling A. Sumner and Ruth Cowing were married Sept. 6.

1911 September: The National Croatian Society of Walsenburg extends its thanks to all the other societies which took part in the Labor Day parade.

1911 October La Veta: A number of men from the Cuchara Lumber and Supply Company's sawmill on the upper Cucharas footed it to town Saturday through three feet of snow.

1911 October La Veta: E.C. Wright threshed 1,747 bushels of barley, oats and wheat on his ranch just north of town, with an average of 25 bushels to the acre.

1911 October La Veta: E.R. Coleman has been contracted to do the stone work on the new school building.

1911 October La Veta: F.N. Raeder and Charles Hector are assisting Will McEvoy in the construction of a good trail over the divide between the Spanish Peaks for the Forest Service.

1911 October La Veta: Ghiardi and Co. will build a stone addition in the rear of the La Veta Hotel.

1911 October La Veta: Miss I. Von Hamilton has relocated her music studio to the Adamson house on Francisco Street.

1911 October La Veta: See the 42-piece plain white China Dinner Set available at Edwin L. Smith's store for just $3.75.

1911 October La Veta: The grand opening of E.L. Smith's new 100 by 50 foot store building was this week.

1911 October La Veta: The new school is to be built of stone and will be two stories.

1911 October Walsenburg: A masquerade ball was quite successful Saturday night at Kebler school house.

1911 October Walsenburg: Fifty-three are currently enrolled in the school at Rocky Mountain camp.

1911 October Walsenburg: For sale: four room house on corner lot, 50 foot frontage, fence, water, electric lights, cement walks, $2,000.

1911 October Walsenburg: Forty-five students are enrolled in Huerfano County High School.

1911 October Walsenburg: Fred Klein and his hunting party brought home 75 ducks Sunday.

1911 October Walsenburg: Louis Gilaudo will no longer be the jeweler at J.B. Johnson's and will open his own shop in C. Victor Mazzone's store.

1911 October Walsenburg: Louis Gilaudo  no longer be jeweler at J.B. Johnson's jewelry store and will open his own shop in C. Victor Mazzone's building.

1911 October Walsenburg: Messrs. Wolf, Martin and Lester of Walsenburg have gone to work for the Cuchara Lumber and Supply Company on the upper Cucharas.

1911 October Walsenburg: Messrs. Wolf, Martin and Lester of Walsenburg have gone to work for the Cuchara Lumber and Supply Company on the upper Cucharas.

1911 October Walsenburg: The friends of Grandma Higgins gave her a handkerchief shower for her 91st birthday.

1911 November La Veta: Merchants delivering goods now are Joe K. Kincaid, A.C. Mauldin, J.M. Garren, George A. Edmonston and Cisney and Sparks.

1911 November La Veta: Some of those working on the new schoolhouse for $2 a day asked for a 50 cent raise and were refused, causing a few to quit work.

1911 November La Veta: The La Veta Rifle and Gun Club rebuilt their club house recently blown down and will have a turkey shoot at their range just east of town lake this afternoon.

1911 November La Veta: Thomas Foster's pool room is now located in the Galassini building on Ryus Avenue.

1911 November La Veta: William Thomas, who now resides in Oakview, was Chief signalman to Admiral Dewey during the battle of Manila.

1911 November Walsenburg: Charles Reed, 29, was hit by the cage in the shaft at McNally mine and killed on Oct. 26.

1911 November Walsenburg: For sale, four room frame house, corner lot, 50 foot frontage, good fence, lawn, water, electric lights, cement walks on two sides, $2,000.

1911 November: For Sale, two lots, three brick houses, one store building, in good location close to Main Street, $12,000. Rents now are $100 per month. Frank Nizzi, Walsenburg, Colo.

1911 December La Veta: Charles Firm and Jessie Kitchen were married.

1911 December La Veta: Charles Mack has disposed of the rest of his fine ranch on the upper Cucharas, to Mr. DeVietti although he retains 320 acres of timber land and an interest in the sawmill. He is moving his family to Arizona for his wife's health.

1911 December La Veta: D.H. Neeley changed his mind about moving to Pueblo and bought six lots from F.M. Eggleston at the south end of Main Street where he proposes to build a cement residence.

1911 December La Veta: E.E. Coleman and Mrs. Laura Baysinger were married last week.

1911 December La Veta: Fred Klein and Grady Kendell of Walsenburg bought Foster's  bakery.

1911 December La Veta: George A. Edmonston's store was robbed of an estimated $125 worth of clothing, suitcases, shoes, knives and other articles. 

1911 December La Veta: Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph is offering one-half price long distance calls Christmas morning.

1911 December La Veta: The Christmas holiday brought lots of snow, accompanied by temperatures down to 20 degrees below zero.

1911 December La Veta: The cornerstone at the new schoolhouse was dedicated and filled with records of District No. 9 public schools, Masonic Lodge and the La Veta Bank.

1911 December La Veta: The cornerstone was dedicated for the new two-story stone school building.

1911 December Walsenburg: About 45 couples attended the dance at the McGuire schoolhouse Saturday and the dinner afterward at the hotel.

1911 December Walsenburg: Fred Klein will move his stock in his music and novelty store across the street to the building formerly the bakery.

1911 December Walsenburg: Henry T. Meyer of Gardner and Miss Ethel Thorne of Badito were married by Rev. J.A. McKee at the Methodist parsonage in Walsenburg Dec. 12.

1911 December Walsenburg: Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph is offering one-half price long distance calls on Christmas morning.

1911 December Walsenburg: The N & P Pool Hall is moving out and the Huerfano Trading Company will occupy the building.

1911 December Walsenburg: Trinidad Electric, Gas and Power Company are working on their power house at Walsen camps.

1911 December Walsenburg: Yano and Rice won the contract to build the basement and 40 by 16 foot addition at the Methodist church. 1914: A Candy Sale and Oyster Supper will be given as a benefit for the public library.

1912 January La Veta: At the Photo-Play To-Night, a great railway picture, song and a good comedy. Shows at 7:30, 8:20 and 9:10. All seats ten cents.

1912 January La Veta: J.H. Kincaid has purchased the bakery.

1912 January La Veta: J.H. Pennel, blacksmith for the La Veta Coal Mines, died and was buried in the town graveyard.

1912 January La Veta: J.J. "Joe" Pickens is the new town marshal.

1912 January La Veta: John Goemmer left for Denver on Tuesday to see his little grandson Adolph ride the calf.

1912 January La Veta: T.P. Steele closed his movie house in Kincaid Hall and reopens next week in the new Smith building at the corner of Main and Francisco.

1912 January La Veta: T.P. Steele closed his picture show in Kincaid hall and will reopen next week in the new Smith building on the comer. 

1912 January La Veta: The Cuchara Camps Outing Association was formed by G.A. Mayes, John W. Powell and C.C. Whitney to develop, improve and sell resort property.

1912 January La Veta: The Cuchara Camps Outing Association was organized by G.A. Mayes, John W. Powell and C.C. Whitney to conduct a pleasure resort for tourists, buy, sell and lease real estate, erect a lighting system, sell lumber and building material, improve properties and build hotels, residences and cottages.

1912 January La Veta: With the reopening of the schools for the new year, the high school reports 14 enrolled and the grade school, 225.

1912 January La Veta:  Fourteen are enrolled in the high school and 225 in the grades, for a total of 239 students.

1912 January Walsenburg: A 13-year-old boy was crushed by a train he attempted to ride home to Walsen Camp from school.

1912 January Walsenburg: According to the last census, Walsenburg has a population of 2,423; Walsen 1,437; and Pictou-Toltec 1,250, or a total of 5,110.

1912 January Walsenburg: All pupils living south of the Denver & Rio Grande tracks and west of the Colorado and Southern tracks are not permitted to attend school until further notice because of the scarlet fever epidemic.

1912 January Walsenburg: All pupils living south of the Denver and Rio Grande tracks and west of the Colorado and Southern tracks are not permitted to attend school until the scarlet fever epidemic has subsided.

1912 January Walsenburg: Dainty, daring, death-defying  Senorita Eulalie Montgomery smilingly looks death in the face in her grand aerial exhibition at the Darktown Minstrels Monday night at Mazzone Hall.

1912 January Walsenburg: Edward Harron, 13, was crushed by a train when he attempted to ride home to Walsen camp from school.

1912 January Walsenburg: George Klein is remodeling his saloon to include a lunch counter.

1912 January Walsenburg: Mr. and Mrs. Charles Buckland motored from Walsen camp to spend Christmas Day in Walsenburg.

1912 January Walsenburg: George Klein is remodeling his saloon to include a lunch counter.

1912 January Walsenburg: Mr. M. Mestas of the Huerfano Trading Company is organizing a military band.

1912 January Walsenburg: The Elks New Years Day party was attended by about 500 with the attraction being various musical programs led by Burro Sanchez on the cornet and local talent presentations.

1912 January Walsenburg: Young Edward Harron, the 14-year-old son of Alexander Harron, was run over by a train and killed.

1912 February La Veta: Charles Kitchens bought the old Krueger ranch on Echo Creek.

1912 February La Veta: F.M. Eggleston and Sons are building a 20 by 60 foot addition on the east side of their livery barn at the corner of Francisco and Main streets.

1912 February La Veta: F.M. Eggleston and Sons are building a 20 by 60 foot addition onto the east side of their livery on East Francisco.

1912 February La Veta: J.K. Kincaid bought the Davis property on Ryus Avenue for $400.

1912 February La Veta: Miss Tweedy has moved her millinery shop into the Parks building on Main Street.

1912 February La Veta: Mrs. O.P. Stephens sold her residence and property to Dr. S.J. Lamme for $1,500 and moved to Spokane, Wash.

1912 February La Veta: The Columbine Saloon was entered by a burglar.

1912 February La Veta: The drug store will shortly be moved into Mr. Estes' new building and Vories Brothers will move their meat market into the Masonic building.

1912 February La Veta: Vories Brothers bought Garren's grocery stock and are moving their market into the Masonic building.

1912 February La Veta: W.H. Adamson has the contract to build the new city hall on Francisco and the hose cart will be moved there when it is finished.

1912 February Walsenburg: A carload of stone arrived all cut and ready for the erection of Mr. Jim Dick's new residence on Capitol Hill.

1912 February Walsenburg: Enrollment at Huerfano County High School is 44, with 18 boys and 26 girls.

1912 February Walsenburg: Fred Klein has moved his piano stock into his store and the new addition onto the rear has been fitted with booths where he will serve ice cream.

1912 February Walsenburg: Fred Klein has moved his piano stock into his store and the new addition onto the rear has been fitted with booths where he will serve ice cream.

1912 February Walsenburg: M.A. Sanchez was appointed interpreter for the district court session.

1912 February Walsenburg: Mazzone's Hall was packed to the door for the "Belles of Darktown" minstrel show given by the Eastern Star.

1912 February Walsenburg: The man who gets mad at what the newspaper says about him should return thanks three times a day for what the newspapers knew about him and suppressed.

1912 February Walsenburg: The school boys of Rocky Mountain organized a baseball team and propose to play Gordon Sunday.  A little early yet for baseball, boys.

1912 February Walsenburg: The Socialist Local will hold a big public meeting this weekend in the Slavish Hall on South Main Street.

1912 February Walsenburg: The Star Theatre reopened after an enforced shutdown of several months by the town trustees, who refused to issue a license.

1912 February Walsenburg: The young ladies of Toltec camp will give a Leap Year dance Saturday night.

1912 February Walsenburg: Town Council paid the Ice Company $218.50 for lights used in January.

1912 February Walsenburg: William Stanton and Sons will open a Planing mill in the old Fred Vest shop.

1912 March 12: ACCIDENT Henry Gordon received a serious injury by tearing the ligaments in his right foot while kicking at a piece of ice which was frozen deeper in the ground than it at first appeared. He is under the doctor's care and is doing nicely.

1912 March 12: Dr. and Mrs. Lesher entertained Mrs. Scott and Mrs. Ellitott to dinner Friday of last week.

1912 March 12: Miss Alice Flynn returned home Monday from Trinidad where she has been spending a short time visiting relatives.

1912 March 12: Miss ELizabeth Tennant left Wednesday for her home in Tollersburg where she will spend her Easter vacation.

1912 March 12: Miss Florence Palmerton will leave Friday for Denver where she will spend her vacation.

1912 March 12: Miss Kistler expects to spend her Easter vacation at her home in Denver. She will leave Friday.

1912 March 12: Miss Marguerite Hendershot is expected home from Boulder Friday, and will spend her Easter vacation with her parents.

1912 March 12: Miss Pearl Boyd, returned Sunday from Pueblo where she has been with her mother at the Minnequa hospital. Mrs. Jennings shows slight improvement.

1912 March 12: Mr. J.M. Abercrombie, Jr., spent Monday in Walsenburg having driven in from Huerfano.

1912 March 12: Mr. W. Sharp of Malachite spent a few days in town the first of the week on business.

1912 March 12: Mrs. Featherspoon, who has been visiting at the home of her son, Mr. Charles Countryman, left for her home in Glennwood Springs Wednesday.

1912 March 12: Mrs. Jos. Workman and Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Roche expect to move to Gardner this week where they will spend the summer.

1912 March 12: The Card and Social Club will meet at he home of Mrs. August Unfug Wednesday afternoon of next week.

1912 March 12: The Ladies Aid of the Presbyterian Church met at the home of Mrs. Fred Unfug Wednesday.

1912 March 12: Walsenburg World McGuire Items. Fred Hugely left Sunday for Nebraska.

1912 March 12: Walsenburg World McGuire Items. Mr. Clarence Commons returned from Dawson, New Mexico on Friday and packed his furniture and left with his family for that place.

1912 March 14: Walsenburg World McGuire Items. Al Stevens drove through the camp on Monday.

1912 March 14: Walsenburg World McGuire Items. Earl Shumway and Athur Hall spent the fore part of the week in camp.

1912 March 14: Walsenburg World McGuire Items. Johnie and Myrtle Weston, of Sunnyside, and the Misses Parsons and Mr. Parsons of Pictou attended the dance here Saturday night.

1912 March 14: Walsenburg World McGuire Items. Mr. and Mrs. Ben Black were Walsenburg shoppers Saturday.

1912 March 14: Walsenburg World McGuire Items. Mr. Ben Black moved intot he house vacated by Mr. Commons.

1912 March 14: Walsenburg World McGuire Items. Mr. Johnie Simpson returned on Monday from a week's visit with relatives in Kansas.

1912 March 14: Walsenburg World McGuire Items. Mr. Johnson Foley has been on the sick list.

1912 March 14: Walsenburg World McGuire Items. Mr. Pete Westwater was a Walsenburg visitor Sunday.

1912 March 14: Walsenburg World McGuire Items. Mr. Will Heure was a Maitland visitor Sunday and Thursday.

1912 March 14: Walsenburg World McGuire Items. Mrs. Robert Scrogan and son were Walsenburg shoppers Tuesday.

1912 March 14: Walsenburg World McGuire Items. The benefit dance for Mrs. Masfard was not as well attended as was expected. Max Trujillo's orchestra furnished the music.

1912 March 14: Walsenburg World McGuire Items. Thomas McPhall spent Saturday and Sunday in Trinidad.

1912 March 14: Walsenburg World McGuire Items. Will Gabe and Will McCartney were Walsenburg visitors Sunday.

1912 March 14: Walsenburg World. An old fashioned country fair was given by the "De Kapo Girls" Thursday evening at the Caledonio Hall, in honor of Misses Mathilde and Margaret Krier, who left Monday for California.

1912 March La Veta: Charles Kitchen bought what is known as the Krueger ranch on Echo Creek containing 530 acres for $9,800.

1912 March La Veta: George A. Edmonston is offering much of his stock on sale at The Double Store.

1912 March La Veta: J.K. Kincaid tore down the old Davis house on Ryus Avenue and will build a substantial new stone residence on the site.

1912 March La Veta: Jasper Bruce, 81-year-old native of Georgia, died. He and his wife, the former Caroline Trotter, have 10 children, all of whom survive.

1912 March La Veta: Jasper Bruce, 81-year-old native of Georgia, died. He and his wife, the former Caroline Trotter, have 10 children, all of whom survive.

1912 March La Veta: Mrs. Elrod is building a 14 by 18 foot addition on the east side of her house.

1912 March La Veta: The Lester building on Main Street has been remodeled, got a flat root and is now ready to rent out.

1912 March La Veta: The owners of the Atchison and Dailey ranch northwest of town have purchased the Redding place on Middle Creek and will build a large reservoir there.

1912 March Walsenburg: A cleaning and dyeing establishment, Sanitary Cleaners and Dyers, is opening at 116 East Fifth Street.

1912 March Walsenburg: A dance will be given at Walsen mines Friday night for the benefit of the Walsen First Aid Society.

1912 March Walsenburg: A Pictou miner was sentenced to 60 days for removing another miner's checks from two cars of coal and replacing them with his own. 

1912 March Walsenburg: A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Zubal of Walsen March 17.

1912 March Walsenburg: An old fashioned country fair was given by the De Kapo Girls Thursday evening at Caledonian Hall.

1912 March Walsenburg: An old-fashioned country fair was given by the "De Kapo Girls" Thursday evening at the Caledonian Hall.

1912 March Walsenburg: Andrew Todd, a miner working at Strong, was held up and robbed of $300.

1912 March Walsenburg: Enrollment in Huerfano County High School is now 40, with 15 boys and 25 girls.

1912 March Walsenburg: Ernest Morford was killed by a fall of rock in the mine at McGuire.

1912 March Walsenburg: Fifteen boys and 25 girls are currently enrolled in Huerfano County High School.

1912 March Walsenburg: Make your hens lay! Fresh cut bone and meat eight pounds for 26¢, Central Meat Market.

1912 March Walsenburg: Russel Unfug bought out W.E. Tynes' Walsenburg Cleaning and Dye Works on East Sixth Street.

1912 March Walsenburg: Some changes were made at the Pinon Supply store in McGuire, where the post office and store office were moved to the rear and the shoe department was moved to the front.

1912 April La Veta: About 40 members of the local Woodmen of the World camp went to Walsenburg to assist in the initiation of 60 new members at that place.

1912 April La Veta: Alex Firm bought the old Ritchey place on the south Abeyta from Zeb Moore.

1912 April La Veta: Cuchara Lumber and Supply moved from its Main Street location to the Springer building on Ryus Avenue.

1912 April La Veta: The Methodist Church will have an Easter Egg Hunt at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. L.A. Drum on Ryus Avenue next Saturday.

1912 April La Veta: There have been no lights lately since the water wheel at the electric plant broke.

1912 April La Veta: There have been no lights lately since the water wheel at the electric plant broke.

1912 April Walsenburg: A dance will be given at Pictou Saturday night for the benefit of St. Mary's mission.

1912 April Walsenburg: Engineers are surveying for the railroad tracks to the new Murphy mine near Solar.

1912 April Walsenburg: George Fruth, president of the Niggerhead Coal Company, purchased a new Overland No. 30 automobile and is enjoying the paved streets of Walsenburg.

1912 April Walsenburg: John Kirkpatrick is dismantling his residence, formerly C.E. Smith's, on Capitol Hill and will rebuild it.

1912 April Walsenburg: Never in maritime history was there a sadder scene than when the Carpathia docked in New York bearing the survivors of the lost Titantic.

1912 April Walsenburg: Rev. Alexander M. Darley died at Manila in the Philippine Islands.

1912 April Walsenburg: Rev.  T. S. Hawley, Presbyterian minister, is moving into the Workman residence at 123 Indiana Avenue.

1912 April Walsenburg: The first game of baseball this season will be played next Sunday at the new grounds. Admission to the grandstand is 25 cents.

1912 April Walsenburg: The first game of the baseball season will be played next Sunday at the new grounds. Admission to the grandstand is 25¢.

1912 April Walsenburg: The Rev. T.S. Hawley is moving into the Workman residence at 123 Indiana Avenue.

January 8, 1912 The Alaska Citizen, Fairbanks Alaska A 10 YR. OLD HERO SAVES GIRL Rather Than Run Her Down, Boy Steers Coaster Sled Into Jagged Rocks.     Walsenburg, Colo., Dec. 12-Forced to instant choice between a headlong smash with his coasting sled into the rocks surrounding an iron fence, or running down a little girl, Richard Caddell, the 10-year-old son of W.J. Caddell, of this city, chose the former, and tonight lies torn and bleeding at his home. The little girl, 8, daughter of Walter Hammond, a furniture dealer, talks incessantly of the boy "who did not run into her."     The slide on which the accident took place is one of the steepest and swiftest in the country.     Eyewitnesses say young Caddell's speed as he struck the crossing of a side street, where he met the girl, was terrific. Without a moment's hesitation he turned his sled into the rocks.     Several of his horrified companions rushed to pick him up. He staggered to his feet and in a dazed manner asked about the girl; then fell fainting into the arms of one of his schoolmates.

1912 May La Veta: Coming this week, Alabama Minstrel Show with 40 real Negroes.

1912 May La Veta: Dr. Cramer has moved into John Kincaid's house next to the Lamme home where he will have his dentist's office and residence.

1912 May La Veta: Dr. Cramer moved his office and residence into John Kincaid's house next to Dr. Lamme's home.

1912 May La Veta: G.C. Crume sold his ranch on Middle Creek to Ray Duling.

1912 May La Veta: I will trade a 1,300 pound horse for a good spring wagon. W.H. Hamilton. 

1912 May La Veta: James Stannard, a principal stockholder in the Lost Tunnel Mining Company, says they will build a mill at their mine on Rough Mountain.

1912 May La Veta: Peter Verliff and Pete Hansen bought the flour mill and Hansen sold his ranch on the Wahatoya to Baudino brothers.

1912 May La Veta: T.H. Peterson and Allan Roush bought the La Veta Hotel from Mrs. Ell Smith.

1912 May La Veta: The graduating class this year is made up of Lawrence and Edith Marker.

1912 May La Veta: The walls of the new stone school building are up as high as the first floor windows.

1912 May La Veta: W.R. Stewart arrived from Silverton to enter business with his brother. They have rented the Wilkinson building on Francisco Street and will have an undertaking business as well as cleaning establishment.

1912 May Walsenburg: A crowd of young people picnicked at the Sulphur springs north of town Sunday.

1912 May Walsenburg: A literary group called the Walsenburg Woman's Club was organized May 21 at the home of Mrs. Henry Blickhahn.

1912 May Walsenburg: M. Bernstein's store is temporarily located on East Sixth Street opposite the Klein Hotel.

1912 May Walsenburg: The Walsenburg Club, a women's literary group, was organized Tuesday at Mrs. Henry Blickhahn's house.

1912 June La Veta: A lodge of the Knights of Maccabee and its auxiliary is to be organized here in a few days.

1912 June La Veta: Col. Ownbey thinks the railroad never obtained a right of way on the old narrow gauge grade through his ranch, which will be used for the spur to the Alliance mine.

1912 June La Veta: Lawrence and Edith Marker make up the 1912 high school graduating class.

1912 June La Veta: Seven-year-old Bruno Ghiardi died of pneumonia.

1912 June La Veta: The dance last night in Kincaid's Hall for the benefit of the base ball team was one of the best of the season and lasted until three o'clock this morning.

1912 June La Veta: The snowstorm June 17 left 15 inches at Sulphur Springs and two feet higher in the mountains. Four inches fell in town.

1912 June La Veta: There was a good snow last week but more is needed.

1912 June La Veta: We are sorry to notice that a good many of the trees in railroad park appear to be winter-killed.

1912 June Walsenburg: Charles Jefferson Farr and Vernie Unfug were married Tuesday.

1912 June Walsenburg: Rev. and Mrs. Jaramillo were pleasantly surprised when about 35 members of the Methodist, Baptist and Presbyterian churches gave them an old fashioned "pound" party.

1912 June Walsenburg: The fast Rouse team defeated Walsenburg ball tossers 20-1 Sunday.

1912 June Walsenburg: The picnic planned for the Pictou school children last Friday was called off because of the storm.

1912 July La Veta: Blanche Becker and Alex McDonald were married.

1912 July La Veta: Col. Ownbey thinks the railroad never obtained a right of way on the old narrow gauge grade through his ranch, which will be used for the spur to the Alliance mine.

1912 July La Veta: Mr. Mayes has about a dozen tents to rent to campers at Cuchara Camps.

1912 July La Veta: Mrs. Wilkinson is renting out housekeeping rooms in her building next to the Presbyterian Church on Francisco Street.

1912 July La Veta: The Cuchara Lumber and Supply mill opened on a new road built from the old Boyd ranch, complete with bridges.

1912 July La Veta: The new stone building on west Francisco Street has been completed for occupancy for the town hall.

1912 July La Veta: The stone work on the school house is about completed.

1912 July Walsenburg: Earl Peet and Bessie Caddell were married Monday.

1912 July Walsenburg: Special, Saturday only, 15 pounds of sugar for $1 or 100 pounds for $6.10.

1912 July Walsenburg: Wanted - at Klein Hotel - a good girl.

1912 July Walsenburg: Wanted at the Klein Hotel - a good girl.

1912 July Walsenburg: We do all kinds of Hair Work, Puffs, Curls, Switches, etc., made from your combings. Room 15, Morris Hotel, Sixth Street.

1912 August La Veta: A beef steak fry and corn roast will be enjoyed tonight at the Sulphur Springs by the members of the Presbyterian Sunday School.

1912 August La Veta: A.W. Atchison came in from Fort Morgan to harvest his fine crop on the mesa and start work on his reservoir, pipe line and ditch out of Middle Creek.

1912 August La Veta: Mrs. A.L. Francisco bought the lots east of the plaza, where the blacksmith now stands, and will have it opened for frontage.

1912 August La Veta: Mrs. F.M. Kerr leased the Edmisten restaurant on Ryus Avenue.

1912 August La Veta: The appearance of the new School building is spoilt by the low pitch of the roof and pepper box surmounting it.

1912 August La Veta: The Springer Hotel is having steam heat installed.

1912 August La Veta: Work is progressing on an addition on the old Plaza but care has been taken not to detract from the interest that age has lent to the building.

1912 August Walsenburg: Lost, a pair of nose glasses. Finder please call up Cascade 1341.

1912 August Walsenburg: Lost, a pair of nose glasses. Finder please call up Cascade 1341.

1912 August Walsenburg: Miss Mabel Caddell married Mr. F.C. Clark Thursday evening and they will make their home at Hicks in Las Animas County.

1912 August Walsenburg: Mr. Walter N. Houser married Miss Agnes Doye Monday evening.

1912 August Walsenburg: The annual income of Walsenburg is $13,400 based on the three mill levy, while the expenses are $4,800 according to Mayor James B. Dick.

1912 August Walsenburg: The public library has moved to the court house in the room on the right just inside the Fifth Street entrance.

1912 August Walsenburg: The young people of Walsen camp have organized a social club.

1912 August Walsenburg: The young people of Walsen camp have organized a social club.

1912 August Walsenburg: Until Oct. 1, Sporleder Selling Company will pay 4¢ for each good grain sack and 5¢ for large oat sacks.

1912 September La Veta: A new school is being built at Alliance camp.

1912 September La Veta: Albert Sager is visiting his brother Bascom, the first time he has returned to this area since leaving 13 years ago.

1912 September La Veta: Allan Roush is the new proprietor of the city bakery, having closed a deal for its purchase from John Kincaid.

1912 September La Veta: Allen Roush and Helen Moore were married.

1912 September La Veta: Asa Arnold and his children have moved back to town.

1912 September La Veta: Mrs. Mary Foote is the teacher at Oakview and Jennie Tweddy has the school at Alliance.

1912 September La Veta: School started and 150 pupils are enrolled, even though the building is not quite completed.

1912 September La Veta: The school at Cuchara Camps will have 13 pupils when it opens for the term Sept. 27.

1912 September Walsenburg: A.S. Abdun-Nur, M.D., surgery, diseases of women, confinements, office at Main and Sixth. Phone Cascade 1781.

1912 September Walsenburg: Advertisement - California Restaurant, 116 Seventh Street, A. Martinez, proprietor.

1912 September Walsenburg: Mr. Otto Klein expects to enlarge his picture show and will have vaudeville in connection.

1912 September Walsenburg: Three [railroad] carloads from Walsenburg went to Idaho Springs to attend the Elks convention.

1912 September: Until Oct. 1, Sporleder Selling Company will pay four cents for each good grain sack and five cents for large oat sacks.

1912 October La Veta: Buy your secondhand goods from T.P. Steele, Lester building, Main Street.

1912 October La Veta: Edwin L. Smith purchased what was left of the stock of the Ladies Bazaar and shipped it to his store in Monte Vista.

1912 October La Veta: L.P. Springer opened a jewelry business in Elrod's small building on Francisco Street.

1912 October La Veta: T.P. Steele will open a second hand store and tin shop in the Lester building and he and Mrs. Steele will live in the rear.

1912 October La Veta: Vote against the Moffat tunnel bill.  

1912 October La Veta: W.H. Adamson is again working his coal mine on Indian Creek and supplying the local market

1912 October La Veta: William Sheffield took over as delivery man for La Veta Lumber and Supply Company after Dave Clark moved to his ranch east of town.

1912 October Walsenburg: All electricity used in Trinidad is now furnished by the Walsenburg plant.

1912 October Walsenburg: Archibald Knapp and Miss Mary Brunelli were married Wednesday by Father Klopet.

1912 October Walsenburg: Pink salmon, 12 one-pound cans for $1 at Sporleder Selling Company.

1912 October Walsenburg: The John E. Frank Players will present "The Love Pirate," a three act comedy drama, Oct. 28 at Mazzone Opera House, with high class vaudeville between acts. Tickets 23 cents and 50 cents.

1912 October Walsenburg: The O'Neill Sisters gave a singing program last night in the Ussell Memorial Auditorium.

1912 November La Veta: A half a dozen progressive gentlemen in town have formed a private debating society.

1912 November La Veta: Dr. Greear moved into one of the Kincaid houses on Ryus Avenue.

1912 November La Veta: Floyd Moore has taken charge of the store at the Alliance mine.

1912 November La Veta: Frank Sairs closed up his steam laundry and left town.

1912 November La Veta: One hundred and ninety-two students are now enrolled in the La Veta schools, including 21 in the high school.

1912 November La Veta: The ladies of the Baptist Church raised $57 on their chicken dinner Saturday with the funds to go toward a new parsonage.

1912 November La Veta: The Methodists took in about $130 on their election day dinner, which will be applied to the building fund.

1912 November Walsenburg: Albert Griesback is the new manager of the Sunnyside company store at Strong.

1912 November Walsenburg: Sunnyside Coal Mining Company put in a new chute just for loading coal into wagons for the local trade.

1912 November Walsenburg: The enrollment in the public schools is up to 720.

1912 November Walsenburg: The Otto Theater is being remodeled and enlarged to seat 600 and will reopen Nov. 12.

1912 November Walsenburg: The side track at Adel, or old Wahatoya, has been lengthened by about 1,000 feet to a total of 3,000 feet. 

1912 November Walsenburg: We deliver a box of nice apples to your house for $1.25 from the Delicatesen, 114 Oxford Block. We also have smoked halibut, herring and other fish.

1912 November Walsenburg: Work on the C.O.D. store near the city fire building is going along nicely.

1912 December La Veta: Alex Clobskey broke his leg and is staying at the Cozy Home since he can't return to his mountain.

1912 December La Veta: Died, George I. Drury of Dean, Las Animas County, 70. He was the Dean postmaster and veteran of the Civil War. He leaves his wife, three daughters and one son. He was buried in Trinidad.

1912 December La Veta: Edward Barnard and Margaret Kitchens were married.

1912 December La Veta: Mrs. Andrelita Martinez, a resident of this place for 25 years, died and was buried in the Wahatoya cemetery. She is the mother of Mrs. J.T. Maes.

1912 December La Veta: Mrs. Nellie Boyle rented the Drum House at Francisco and Main and will be running it as a boardinghouse.

1912 December La Veta: Mrs. Springer has enlarged the bathroom at her hotel and now has about 30 rooms for accommodations.

1912 December La Veta: With ice on the mill lake at 10 inches, harvesting will probably begin the day after Christmas.

1912 December Walsenburg: Father Arthur Eugene Lefebvre, 39, died of tuberculosis. He had been with St. Mary Parish for three years.                          

1912 December Walsenburg: Local ranchers  are preparing their animals for the stock show in Denver next month.

1912 December Walsenburg: Pickled Pigs Feet, Lambs Tongues, Tripe and other good things to eat are available at the Delicatessen, 114 Oxford Block.

1912 December Walsenburg: Quinces 69 cents a pound, at The Delicatessen, 114 Oxford Block.

1912 December Walsenburg: Yano and Rice won the contract to build the 16 by 40 foot basement and addition to the Methodist Church.

1913 January La Veta: About 25 railroad cars of ice have been loaded for the Pinon Supply Company and Walsenburg Mercantile Company. 

1913 January La Veta: Andrew Harris now has his harness shop and residence in the Eggleston building on Main Street.

1913 January La Veta: Andrew Snedden and his son were killed by a fall of rock in the Alliance coal mine at Ojo, but John Klikus was able to rescue a second son.

1913 January La Veta: Forest Ranger Whitney has resigned as manager of the Cucharas Lumber and Supply Company but remains the largest stockholder in the company.

1913 January La Veta: Ice hauling has begun with contracts for 25 carloads for Pinon Supply and Walsenburg Mercantile being filled.

1913 January La Veta: Joe Michiletti leased the building The Advertiser is in for a saloon so the paper will move back to its former quarters next door to the phone company.

1913 January La Veta: Judge Kimsey is staying with his daughter Mrs. J.J. Bruce.

1913 January La Veta: The stockholders of Cuchara Lumber and Supply elected G.A. Goemmer secretary and J.D. Cisney president.

1913 January La Veta: The Welch Glee Club of Oakview will perform this weekend in Kincaid Hall.

1913 January La Veta: W.H. Adamson has leased his coal mine to Joe and Andrew Pickens.

1913 January La Veta: W.O. Van Etten purchased some wagon scales for his lumber yard.

1913 January Walsenburg: About 5,000 acres of wheat were raised in Huerfano County during 1912.

1913 January Walsenburg: Albert Paine, 15, died of scarlet fever in Gardner and the school has been closed.

1913 January Walsenburg: All public gatherings are prohibited until further notice because of the scarlet fever epidemic.

1913 January Walsenburg: Conner and Price have added another automobile to their livery, stage and transfer business and are making two trips daily with mail and passengers to Tioga.

1913 January Walsenburg: Dr. P.P. Lester broke his arm Sunday while cranking his Auto.

1913 January Walsenburg: Frozen pipes are plentiful in town this week and the plumbers are busy.

1913 January Walsenburg: Only about one half of the students returned to school Monday when it reopened after the scarlet fever epidemic.

1913 January Walsenburg: The Stanton Construction Company rebuilt for free John Brown's adobe building after it fell down while the company was erecting the Dick building next door.

1913 February La Veta: A new boardinghouse has been constructed at Oakview.

1913 February La Veta: Al Coleman is hauling stone to his lots on Field Street where he will build a barn and then a house.

1913 February La Veta: David Firm bought a Hereford bull for over $1,200 at the Denver stock show.

1913 February La Veta: Emaline Phillips of La Veta and E.A. Stroman of Oakview were married.

1913 February La Veta: George Andrews has leased the room next to the Star saloon and will open a restaurant. Dr. Wright has moved his office next door.

1913 February La Veta: George Andrika is serving his famous hot tamales and chili in the new Star Lunch Counter in the Turner building.

1913 February La Veta: George Shawcroft was held up at gun point and robbed near the railroad depot.

1913 February La Veta: Hiram Vasquez sold his lots east of the Star Livery and thinks of going to California for his health.

1913 February La Veta: Mrs. J.M. Elrod and her sister Mrs. George Mathews went to Denver where the former will enter the hospital.

1913 February La Veta: O.A. Zimmerman sold his Middle Creek ranch to J.E. Coe of Tercio.

1913 February La Veta: Quincy Zimmerman sold his ranch on Middle Creek to J.E. Coe of Tercio for $4,500.

1913 February La Veta: Some excitement was caused at the Spanish Peaks Hotel Monday by the explosion of a gasoline coffee urn in the short order department.

1913 February La Veta: The snow of Sunday was a disappointment; we could have used two feet.

1913 February La Veta: W.H. Adamson has purchased himself a new Cadillac automobile.

1913 February Walsenburg: About 5,000 acres of wheat were raised in Huerfano County during 1912.

1913 February Walsenburg: Dr. P.P. Lester had the misfortune of breaking his arm Sunday while cranking his Auto.

1913 February Walsenburg: Farmers are rejoicing after the 10 inch snowfall.

1913 February Walsenburg: For sale - Emblem motorcycle, one h.p. cylinder, 1911 model. Just the thing to ride to and from the mines. $100.

1913 February Walsenburg: Fred Vest took nine carpenters up to Oakview to build the new boardinghouse.

1913 February Walsenburg: Peter Krier this week received five [railroad] cars of 12-inch-thick ice from La Veta.

1913 February Walsenburg: The Colorado and Southern will build a spur from McNally over the hill west to the new camp at Niggerhead.

1913 February Walsenburg: The farmers are rejoicing after the ten inch snowfall last Thursday.

1913 February Walsenburg: The Klein Hotel now has over 100 rooms, with 48 of them having private baths. 

1913 February Walsenburg: The new addition to the Klein Hotel is fast nearing completion, including steam heat, and many rooms have a private bath and telephone.

1913 March La Veta: A petition has been filed for a new post office, called Ojo, a mile and a half north of Oakview.

1913 March La Veta: A.H. Sparks informs us that he won't advertise because he doesn't need the business.

1913 March La Veta: Died, William Ward, 78, a resident of the La Veta area since 1870.

1913 March La Veta: Eugene S. Vories will run against J.P. Stranger for the position of Town Clerk and Recorder.

1913 March La Veta: Hiram Vasquez sold his lots east of Star Livery and thinks of going to California for his health.

1913 March La Veta: Joe Micheletti's team tried to run away from the depot but got caught by a switch stand.

1913 March La Veta: L.B. Pitman killed three mountain lions at Russell.

1913 March La Veta: Peter Smith, 84, died March 23 of pneumonia and three days later his wife, 75, died of heart failure.

1913 March La Veta: The parade band will give a performance preceeding the show at Kincaid Hall Saturday night.

1913 March La Veta: W.P. Powell started Wednesday in his prairie schooner for the trip to Tyrone, Oklahoma.

1913 March Walsenburg: A ball will be given at the Ussel Memorial School March 24 tickets $1.00, supper 25 cents.

1913 March Walsenburg: As a result of the dog poisoning, the chicken stealing has commenced.

1913 March Walsenburg: Episcopal services will be held Palm Sunday at the Walsen School House for communicants of the Church of England and American Episcopal Church.

1913 March Walsenburg: For sale: two horses, one wagon, two buggies, one double harness, two single harnesses. Apply to Mike Sajatovich, Ideal, Colo.

1913 March Walsenburg: J.F. Karst sold his transfer business to Thomas Workman and expects to go back to farming.

1913 March Walsenburg: Mrs. Ida Lierow is the new trimmer at the Unfug Waist and Skirt Company store.

1913 March Walsenburg: Southbound D&RG trains will again use the old tracks from Pueblo to Cucharas Junction.

1913 March Walsenburg: The Chapel Car "Evangel" on the Denver and Rio Grande tracks will have services at 2 and 7:30 p.m.

1913 March Walsenburg: The Colorado and Southern Railway is laying tracks to the Niggerhead mine west of Walsenburg.

1913 March Walsenburg: The First National Bank reports resources of $886,968.04.

1913 April La Veta: C. Bergamo sold his saloon and real estate business here to the Nigro brothers.

1913 April La Veta: Died, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Smith, he of pneumonia and she of a heart attack.

1913 April La Veta: John Pene is painting his three houses on Virginia on the west side of the creek.

1913 April La Veta: La Veta Tailoring Company does cleaning and provides made-to-measure male and female clothing.

1913 April La Veta: Mr. Bergamo sold his saloon on Ryus Avenue to the Nigro brothers.

1913 April La Veta: Peter Verliff and Peter Hansen sold their interest in the La Veta Roller Mill to P.G. Miller of Grand Valley.

1913 April La Veta: Sarah Cornelia Wilson died and was buried on the family ranch.

1913 April La Veta: The residence and office of Dr. Cramer will be moved one lot north across the alley to allow Dr. Lamme more open space around his property.

1913 April La Veta: Three hundred and eighty residents were registered to vote in Tuesday's town election.

1913 April Walsenburg: Although scarlet fever is prevalent in Walsenburg and many of the surrounding camps, it seems the epidemic is over at Oakview.

1913 April Walsenburg: H. Howell bought the Shaft Confectionery Store.

1913 April Walsenburg: Romeo Bergamo of La Veta bought an interest in the Silver Club Saloon and has moved his family here.

1913 April Walsenburg: Scarlet fever has claimed the lives of children at Pictou, Walsen and Walsenburg.

1913 April Walsenburg: The Headless ballot will cut some ice in the coming town election.

1913 April Walsenburg: The Shumway boys have organized a ball team with C.W. Moore manager and H.R. Trembath captain.

Bayfield Blade 5-9-1913 - A magnificent bronze statue of Kit Carson, pioneer, soldier, scout and trapper, is to be dedicated Memorial Day in Kit Carson park, Trinidad, under the auspices of the mayor and other city officials, military organizations, Daughters of the American Revolution and the Boy Scouts.

1913 April: Walsenburg World, La Veta & Vicinity: Born to Mr. and Mrs. Dr. G.W. Cramer, on April 9, 1913, a son.

1913 April Walsenburg: Lost, somewhere between Skinner and Tioga, a folding go-cart. Return to Pictou Livery Barn.

1913 April: Walsenburg World, Mrs. George Scott returned to her home in Denver Tuesday after a few days visit with her daughter, Miss Abigail Scott.

1913 April: Walsenburg World, Thursday evening the Women of Woodcraft elected as delegates to the District Convention to be held at Florence, Colorado June 13th the following: Mrs. August Unfug, Mrs. H. Blickhahn, Mrs. H. Gordon. As alternates, Mrs. Jas. Phillips, Mrs. Jas. Murray, Mrs. J.B. Farr.

1913 May La Veta: A.V. Denton dug up an old rusty pistol which appears to have operated like a double barreled shotgun, dated Oct. 12, 99 [sic].

1913 May La Veta: Cisney and Sparks bought their Main Street building from Mr. Bischoff, who recently purchased it from E.L. Smith.

1913 May La Veta: E.L. Smith sold his stock and home to Mr. Bischoff and is moving to Pueblo.

1913 May La Veta: George A. Mayes has formed a stock company, the Cuchara Camps Outing Association.

1913 May La Veta: Miss Jenny Tweedy finished teaching the term at Alliance School and is now filling in at Cisney and Sparks store.

1913 May La Veta: Mrs. Fanny Simpson purchased the property located on Francisco Street between the F.M. and Ernest Eggleston homes for $600.

1913 May La Veta: Steve Dusnak [sic] bought the Baker ranch on the Wahatoya.

1913 May Walsenburg: About 20 Boy Scouts hiked to Initial Rock Friday afternoon. 

1913 May Walsenburg: Joe Sandoval and Maggie Medina of Gardner were married.

1913 May Walsenburg: Robert Turner of Walsenburg and William King of La Jara have purchased the blacksmith shop of Fred Vasquez at Aguilar and will add automotive repairing and an auto livery.

1913 May Walsenburg: The Elks presented their Minstrel and Vaudeville Show two nights to full houses in the Otto Theater.

1913 May Walsenburg: The Guynn Mercantile Company at 610 Main is beginning its going out of business sale.

1913 May Walsenburg: The town is taking bids for a concrete crossing and aqueduct at Main and Third streets.

1913 May: Walsenburg World, Married on Sunday at Walsenburg, Miss Mary Andrews of La Veta and John Boski of Alliance. This was an event that will long be remembered by those of our citizens who had the curiosity to witness the festivals connected with an Austrian wedding. We are free to admit that it was our first experience during a 40 year residence in Colorado. The number participating in the good things furnished by the groom and parents of the bride was beyond our power to estimate. It seemed one continuous outpour of friends from Saturday evening until Tuesday night. We figured out that if we had been required by usage to expend such an amount on our wedding we would still be a "young batch". To the couple we extend our best wishes for a long and happy life and may the good luck of an old horse shoe nailed over the door follow where ever their footsteps wend.

1913 June La Veta: A restaurant has opened in the rear of Joe Micheletti's new building on Main Street.

1913 June La Veta: Conley Baldwin, who recently escaped from prison in Canon City, and Deputy Warden J.B. Russell died in a shootout at Mrs. Baldwin's in east La Veta.

1913 June La Veta: Died, Mrs. Asa Arnold of peritonitis, along with her infant son. She leaves her husband and six children. She was the last surviving of the 12 children of Mr. and Mrs. F.M. Fain.

1913 June La Veta: J.B. Lenox, pumpman for the Denver and Rio Grande here, has been transferred to Fort Garland and the railroad will rely on gravity for their supply of water.

1913 June La Veta: Jap and Green Bruce and Bascom and Albert Sager left by wagon for the new mining camp at Platoro Tuesday.

1913 June La Veta: Mrs. R.T. McGraw, who is manager for her son Bob the pitcher, says he will not turn pro this summer.

1913 June La Veta: Staying last week in Cuchara Camps were the Wilson and Dick families, Rouse, the Neeleys from Walsenburg, Drs. J.M. and S.J. Lamme's families and Levi and Clara Kincaid, La Veta and the Ellisons and Newsomes of Texas.

1913 June Walsenburg: Ladies Zoo Calf blucher shoes, $1.39; President suspenders, 39 cents; men's fleeced drawers, 29 cents, Guynn Mercantile Company, 610 Main.

1913 June Walsenburg: The Boy Scouts took an outing to Cuchara Camps accompanied by Revs. Dow and Field.

1913 June Walsenburg: The new garage of C.D. Lesher on Fourth Street is progressing rapidly.

1913 June Walsenburg: The Public Library operated by the ladies of the Saturday Club has been closed due to the scarlet fever epidemic.

1913 June Walsenburg: The Reverends Dow and Field accompanied the Boy Scouts on their trip to Cuchara Camps.

1913 July 26: Miss Mamie Peyton of Pryor visiting in Rocky Ford.

1913 July La Veta: About 50 people from this place took advantage of the excursion train to the top of the pass last Sunday.

1913 July La Veta: Alex Mauldin's family has been tenting it at Sulphur Springs this week.

1913 July La Veta: All but two cabins in Cuchara Camps have been rented for August.

1913 July La Veta: Cuchara Camps is no fashionable resort, just a place to fish, hunt, dance at the pavilion, rest and enjoy nature.

1913 July La Veta: Edwin L. Smith has purchased C.L. Ritchey's interest in the Ritchey & Gibbons Hardware Store and will move his family back to town from Pueblo.

1913 July La Veta: G.F. Estes married Miss Emma Oldham.

1913 July La Veta: Joe Micheletti moved his restaurant into the rear portion of his new building, close to the grove of trees at the back of the lot.

1913 July La Veta: They can repair anything at Steele's second hand store.

1913 July La Veta: W.G. Jamison has contracted for the building of a 18.0 ton double tile silo to cost about $480 on his ranch on Middle Creek.

1913 July Walsenburg: "Uncle'' Jerry Sullivan, for 10 years watchman at the D&RG's  Main Street crossing, was struck by a switch engine and died of his injuries.

1913 July Walsenburg: Ad - To the Lovers of Music - "When the Columbine are Blooming Once Again," 25 cents a copy, sold by Archibald Allison, 222 Colorado Avenue, Walsenburg, Colo.

1913 July Walsenburg: C.W. Sours moved his photo gallery across the street, two doors east of the C.O.D. Store.

1913 July Walsenburg: Can the county commissioners explain why George H. Blickhahn, R.E. Foote and Judge Valdez have offices in the court house at the taxpayers' expense?

1913 July Walsenburg: Coming, "The College Girls" to the Otto Theater. "King Rene's Daughter" will be the feature at the Walsenburg Theater.

1913 July Walsenburg: George McNally's saloon was burglarized last night.

1913 July Walsenburg: Good Eatins' at the Phipps' Cafe, Short Orders, Fine Meats, Juicy Steaks. Modern rooms in connection.

1913 July Walsenburg: J. Marshall Nukolls, well-known cattleman and vice-president of the packing plant, was found dead of heart failure at his summer camp. He was married just three months ago.

1913 July Walsenburg: J.B. Gitting's room at the Garage on main street is for rent. Apply to Robert Young, Cascade 551.

1913 July Walsenburg: Next Thursday the Battle of Gettysburg will be shown at the Airdome. You can't afford to miss this opportunity.

1913 July Walsenburg: The lower school house at Walsen camp was the scene for an enjoyable party for Mr. and Mrs. Kephart, who are moving to Virginia.

1913 July Walsenburg: To the Lover of Music "When Columbines Are Blooming Once Again" is available for 25 cents a copy from Archibald Allison, 222 Colorado Avenue.

1913 July Walsenburg: Zoella Smith of Gardner and Wiley Thorne of Badito were married.

1913 July: The Y.P.C.A. will give a dance at Ussel's Memorial School next Saturday and everybody is welcomed.

1913 August La Veta: A baby boy was born Aug. 11 to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Powell.

1913 August La Veta: A.V. Denton let a contract to William Fey for some improvements on his house at the corner of Grand and Oak Streets.

1913 August La Veta: Col. John Ownbey won his suit against the railroad company for running its branch to Oakview across his land without permission.

1913 August La Veta: Dave Clark took over the Star Restaurant in the rear of Micheletti's new building.

1913 August La Veta: Dr. and Mrs. Lamme gave a farewell Bon Fire Monday night in Cuchara Camps. The children were entertained with stories by Miss Ward and the grownups with graphophone music.

1913 August La Veta: For sale: Good lumber for cash until Sept. 1st. $15 per M in La Veta or $11 per M at the mill, Address L.S. Lester, La Veta.

1913 August La Veta: Miss Minnie Wright bought the old Star Restaurant.

1913 August La Veta: The telephone line to Oakview has been completed.

1913 August La Veta: The three reeler, "The Trial of Victory'' will be preceded by a band concert at the Photoplay Theater.

1913 August Walsenburg: It is our opinion that the man who expects to lower taxes is carrying his optimism too far.

1913 August Walsenburg: J.M. Mathews is proprietor of a first class restaurant serving meals day and night in the front of the C & S depot.

1913 August Walsenburg: Special, cabinet photos, $2.50 a dozen, C.W. Sours, Photographer of Your Town, 112 East Sixth Street.

1913 August Walsenburg: The public library has been moved to the courthouse, to the right of the Fifth Street entrance.

1913 August: J.N. Miller, proprietor of the old Stevens ranch at Cucharas, has returned from Los Angeles, Calif., where his daughter was killed in a street car wreck.

1913 September La Veta: Asa Arnold sold his farm at Hotchkiss and brought the children back to La Veta after an absence of three years.

1913 September La Veta: Dr. R.A. Mathews returned from the east and rented the front of Mrs. Daigre's Main Street building for an office.

1913 September La Veta: Many people in town are concerned over the rumored coal workers' strike.

1913 September La Veta: Monty Lumpkins, the prospector who used to live here, is back after a three-year absence and is living in the Elrod house.

1913 September La Veta: Mr. and Mrs. Wyeth took over the Cozy Home Restaurant and Hotel from Mrs. Boyle.

1913 September La Veta: Mrs. G.A. Wilkinson sold her business building next to the Presbyterian Church on Francisco Street to Minnie Adamson for $1,200.

1913 September La Veta: Scotty at the drugstore scared off a burglar the other night.

1913 September La Veta: The strike in the local coal fields started as planned Tuesday and a number of miners moved their families into town.

1913 September Walsenburg: A tennis tournament will be held at the Sixth Street courts beginning Sept. 16.

1913 September Walsenburg: J.N. Miller, proprietor of the old Stevens' ranch at Cucharas, has returned from L.A., Calif., where his daughter was killed in a street car wreck.

1913 September Walsenburg: John Happs, John Modrick and William Smith won the prizes for best lawns and gardens in Ravenwood camp.

1913 September Walsenburg: Library cards are $1 per year at the Saturday Club library. Hours are Tuesday and Friday, 3:30-5 p.m.

1913 September Walsenburg: Miss Caroline Sporleder presents her graduation concert from the Schwinger School of Music today at Mazzone Hall.

1913 September Walsenburg: One night only, Friday, "The Other's Sin," an absorbing drama in 4,000 feet of film. Ten cents admission. Otto Theatre.

1913 September Walsenburg: Peaches, 75 cents a box at the C.O.D. Store.

1913 September Walsenburg: The Boy Scouts have purchased a lot in Cuchara Camps and will build a club house next summer.

1913 September Walsenburg: The first disorder locally during the coal strike occurred at Walsen Tuesday when a miner was attacked by his fellows after he worked one day.

1913 September Walsenburg: Walsenburg was selected as the site of the National Elks Home at last week's State convention held here.

1913 September: For dressmaking see Miss Pierson, also sewing by the day; 118 West Third Street.

1913 September: The Dan Costello Hotel in Gardner burned to the ground Thursday night.

1913 September: The Mothers Congress is meeting today in the high school auditorium to appoint a nominating committee and discuss the kindergarten question.

1913 October La Veta: Adjutant General John Chase of the militia went up to Oakview to assess the strike situation and gave both sides 24 hours to lay down their arms.

1913 October La Veta: Al Coleman and Neal Baysinger killed a mountain lion.

1913 October La Veta: Baled alfalfa is selling at $10 a ton while meadow hay is going for as high as $14.

1913 October La Veta: Born, a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Levi Kincaid on Oct. 25.

1913 October La Veta: Charles Tracy came over from Russell to find a house for his family. With the discontinuance of the post office there, he no longer has a mail route.

1913 October La Veta: Charles Tracy rented the adobe house by the mill lake and will move his family down from Russell for the winter.

1913 October La Veta: Died, the six month old baby of Vicente Gallegos, the 16 month son of Enrique George and the five month infant of Domingo Cavera.

1913 October La Veta: Fred Vasquez opened a blacksmith shop next door to Star Livery on east Francisco Street.

1913 October La Veta: J.E. Scott moved the Photoplay Theater back to Kincaid Hill from Edurn L. Smith's new corner store.

1913 October La Veta: Retta Brown will do dressmaking at her home on East Ryus Avenue.

1913 October La Veta: The La Veta Local of United Mine Workers of America was organized at Stranger Hall with Andrew Pickens, Thomas McNa, John Flockhart and Joe Bargo officers.

1913 October La Veta: Thomas Crumley is moving back to his ranch adjoining town after living on his Indian Creek place for some time.

1913 October Walsenburg: A benefit dance for the base ball boys will be given Saturday night at Chapman Hall.

1913 October Walsenburg: Dr. K.C. Sapero of Denver will make one of his regular visits at the Klein Hotel to check the children for eye, ear, nose or throat problems.

1913 October Walsenburg: Fancy white Colorado potatoes are on sale for $1.63 for 100 pounds at the C.O.D. store.

1913 October Walsenburg: Glass is Cheap. Why not fix your broken windows before it snows? J.J. Pritchard, Lumber and Building Materials.

1913 October Walsenburg: John T. Muir of Walsenburg and Miss Annie Ryan of McNally were married yesterday.

1913 October Walsenburg: Kindergarten will open after Christmas Vacation with tuition of $2.00 payable to the school board.

1913 October Walsenburg: Rev. L.D. Jarrard will be installed permanent pastor of the Presbyterian Church after serving. two years as temporary preacher.

1913 October Walsenburg: The Huerfano Trading Company sold their meat market to Fred Moss.

1913 October Walsenburg: The merchants drawing for the $400 piano has been called off because of the coal strike. 

1913 October Walsenburg: The WCTU will sponsor a temperance lecture Friday evening at the Baptist Church.

1913 October Walsenburg: The Women's Christian Temperance Union will sponsor a temperance lecture Friday evening in the Baptist church.

1913 October Walsenburg: Warrants have been sworn out for the arrest of the murderers of the two strikers on Seventh Street last Friday.

1913 November La Veta: A completely modern kitchen has been installed at the Presbyterian Church.

1913 November La Veta: A modem kitchen is under construction at the Presbyterian church.

1913 November La Veta: Birdie Crune married Ray Duling, who has a ranch on Middle Creek.

1913 November La Veta: Dave Stewart will open a meat market soon in the Eggleston building he purchased from Cisney and Sparks.

1913 November La Veta: Died, W.S. Kimsey, 69, of pneumonia. He and his wife, a Patterson, came to La Veta in 1880 and had 11 children, including Mrs. Jasper Bruce of La Veta.

1913 November La Veta: Dr. J.M. Lamme was stopped several times while driving through the strike zone north of Trinidad.

1913 November La Veta: Dr. Julian Lamme returned home from Trinidad in his machine in three hours and one minute. That's goin' some.

1913 November La Veta: Edwin L. Smith is removing the partition between his store and the old Photoplay Theater and will open the building to its full 50 by 100 feet.

1913 November La Veta: Four-year-old Joe Tanhauser died of an intestinal obstruction.

1913 November La Veta: Frank, the three-month-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Abner Baker, died of scarlet fever Nov. 19.

1913 November La Veta: George Smith and Esther Crumley were married.

1913 November La Veta: John Sabine and C.L. Roe of Alamosa have purchased the Star Saloon in the Micheletti building. 

1913 November La Veta: Six or seven railroad cars of cattle were shipped this week to the Denver market.

1913 November La Veta: The death toll of the so-called Oakview Massacre Nov. 8 is four, with one wounded.

1913 November La Veta:  Company C of the state militia, which has been here about three weeks, moved on to Walsenburg, leaving  a small squad here.

1913 November Walsenburg: A few shots were exchanged Tuesday night in Pictou.

1913 November Walsenburg: B.E. Klein fixed up a neat little bar and billiard room in the new addition to the Klein Hotel.

1913 November Walsenburg: Chris Kokich, one of the strikers killed on Seventh Street, was buried Oct. 28 and Joseph Cory on Nov. 1.

1913 November Walsenburg: Company C of the state militia stationed in La Veta was ordered to move to Walsenburg.

1913 November Walsenburg: Died, Thomas Wycoff Hunter, 15, son of former judge H.H. Hunter, of blood poisoning.

1913 November Walsenburg: Eastern Star will hold a Thanksgiving Ball Nov. 26 in Chapman Hall.

1913 November Walsenburg: Four were killed and one wounded Nov. 8 in the shootout at Lougheed reservoir. The dead men were guards at Oakview and one a driver.

1913 November Walsenburg: Sporleder Selling Company has almost completed its new hay warehouse.

1913 November Walsenburg: Strikers met Wednesday at Palace Hall to hear Adolph Germer, union organizer for this district.

1913 November Walsenburg: The CF&I is shipping in colored miners to work in the mines here; they insist on enticing the strikers ... into trouble.

1913 November Walsenburg: The coal strike is practically over. . .

1913 November Walsenburg: The Colorado Fuel and Iron Company is shipping in colored miners to work; they insist on enticing the strikers … into trouble.

1913 November Walsenburg: The Eastern Star will hold a Ball Nov. 26 in Chapman Hall.

1913 November Walsenburg: The Huerfano Trading Company sold their meat market to Fred Moss.

1913 November Walsenburg: Walsenburg is to become a city of the second class; the governor made a proclamation.

1913 December La Veta: Both the Coleman and Adamson mines are now marketing coal in town.

1913 December La Veta: Four feet of snow fell in the foothills and at Cuchara Camps.

1913 December La Veta: Harvey A. Allen, former owner of La Veta Lumber Company, died of typhoid fever, leaving a wife and son.

1913 December La Veta: Ice cutting has commenced.

1913 December La Veta: J.E. Scott bought an Edison Moving Picture Machine and will open a picture show in town.

1913 December La Veta: John Hamilton bought the G.B. Barnard ranch northeast of town which will again consolidate the old Dotson place over of 600 acres.

1913 December La Veta: Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Danks became parents of a baby girl born Dec. 3.

1913 December La Veta: S.J. Capps and Sons shipped 700 head of cattle to Kansas City Thursday.

1913 December La Veta: The despicable dog poisoner is back.

1913 December La Veta: The fall term of school was closed Wednesday in the Sager district.

1913 December La Veta: The ice on mill lake was over nine inches thick when cutting began this week. 

1913 December La Veta: We have learned that Charles Speilmann has died of la grippe in California.

1913 December Walsenburg: Died, George Markham Sr., born in 1830. He leaves a wife, sons George and Lincoln and daughters Mrs. Ed Morrison, Susie Markham, Marie Dice and Tillie Brown.

1913 December Walsenburg: Eight men with four horses and two wagons dropped 25 feet into the Pictou arroyo when the bridge collapsed seriously injuring several of the men.

1913 December Walsenburg: Nickolas Melonas and Anna Welsby were married Monday and will make their home in Ravenwood.

1913 December Walsenburg: Over 75 couples attended the Christmas Eve dance at the high school.

1913 December Walsenburg: Ralph Stanley is president of Guaranty State Bank, T.M. Hudson, vice president and H.M. Sammis, cashier.  Directors are Paul Frohlich, P. Krier, G.R. Moore, Charles Agnes, Damaso Vigil, Hudson and Stanley.

1913 December Walsenburg: Samuel Herlyck and Anna Rogers were issued a marriage license this week.

1913 December Walsenburg: Some strikers from the colony on East Fifth Street requested protection should they decide to return to work.

1914 January La Veta: About 100 people attended the Masons annual supper and entertainment last Saturday night.

1914 January La Veta: D.S. Stewart has the New Meat Market, opposite the post office on the east side of Main Street.

1914 January La Veta: Ed Martin bought one half interest in the Stewart meat market.

1914 January La Veta: Hazel Drum married J. Bernard Lydick and Lucy Hector, married Mack Ward.

1914 January La Veta: Ice cutting has again commenced. A 500-ton contract has been secured which will fill about 25 [railroad] cars.

1914 January La Veta: J.E. Scott installed a new mirror screen at the Photoplay Theater which will display pictures as a much better advantage.

1914 January La Veta: Notice is hereby given that the ordinance regarding cleaning snow from sidewalks will be strictly enforced, as will the law on selling liquor to minors. J.K. Kincaid, mayor.

1914 January La Veta: Rugby, the 14-year-old son of Joseph Hamilton, died at Niggerhead camp.

1914 January Walsenburg: A number of striking miners from the northern fields are coming here to find work.

1914 January Walsenburg: Died, E.E. Shumway, president and general manager of the Rocky Mountain Fuel Company.

1914 January Walsenburg: George Fruth is the manager of the newly formed Walsenburg Coal Mining Company which has about 600 acres around Niggerhead mine.

1914 January Walsenburg: John German was shot and killed by a militia sentry near Cameron.

1914 January Walsenburg: Strikers and the militia clashed during the funeral of the little daughter of a miner who did not go out on strike.

1914 January Walsenburg: The May Vernon Musical Comedy Company, featuring nifty costumes and a bevy of pretty girls, will be at the Empress Theatre Jan. 3 only.

1914 January Walsenburg: The opening of the new Kindergarten was postponed due to the cold weather.

1914 January Walsenburg: The powder house at Walsen mine was attacked by a group of strikers.

1914 January Walsenburg: The Walsenburg Fuel Company has consolidated with the Niggerhead Coal Company and is now known as the Walsenburg Coal Mining Company with George Fruth as manager.

1914 January Walsenburg: There have been several disturbances at the strikers' tent colony at the head of Fifth Street.

1914 February La Veta: A Japanese miner was killed by a fall of rock at Oakview.

1914 February La Veta: Drs. S.J. and J.M. Lamme have moved their offices to the second story of the former's home which will soon be fitted up with a hospital ward, operating room, drug room and offices.

1914 February La Veta: George Young has leased the old Staplin place at the foot of the West Peak.

1914 February La Veta: Paul H. Jamison sells farm equipment from his blacksmith shop at the corner of Oak and Francisco Streets.

1914 February La Veta: T.P. Steele rented Elrod's Francisco Street building with Mr. Fry the cabinet maker.  Steele's second-hand store remains where it is on Main Street, with Mrs. Steele's millinery in the front of the building.

1914 February Walsenburg: Died in France, Nicholas Krier, 94, who lived here from 1888 to 1891. His children in Walsenburg are Peter and William Krier and Mrs. Charles Agnes.

1914 February Walsenburg: Fred E. Hendren's transfer business is located at 224 West Seventh Street.

1914 February Walsenburg: Frosseria Italiana - G. Brunelli and N. Berasi, Damestici Gener Importat, South Main Street.

1914 February Walsenburg: George Joseph has his general merchandise store open in the new building at the corner of Hendren and Fourth Street.

1914 February Walsenburg: Grosseria Italiana - G. Brunelli and N. Berasi - Damestici Gener Importat - South Main Street.

1914 February Walsenburg: Joe Daher, groceries, clothing, boots and shoes, hay and grain, 341 West Fourth.

1914 February Walsenburg: Mr. and Mrs. David Morris celebrated their 50th anniversary. When they first came to Walsenburg in 1881 there was but one house with a shingle roof, all the others were adobe.

1914 February Walsenburg: Nicholas Krier, 94, a resident of Walsenburg from 1888-1891, died in France. He is the father of Peter and William Krier and Mrs. Charles Agnes.

1914 March La Veta: Died, Mrs. William Erwin, 81, a native of Georgia who came to La Veta in 1873.

1914 March La Veta: E.V. Gibbons is now back in the hardware business in his new stand in the Eggleston Building.

1914 March La Veta: March came in like a lamb, but kept up its reputation pretty well the rest of the week.

1914 March La Veta: Mr. and Mrs. Frank Powell moved onto the Hopkins' ranch.

1914 March La Veta: Mrs. Alice Daigre has contracted George Coleman to build her an eight-room stone house on Field Street.

1914 March La Veta: The Alliance coal mine has shut down and tents are to be put up on the Smalley place in the northwest part of town for the accommodation of the miners.

1914 March La Veta: The Cuchara Camps Outing Association is printing up some special postcards and illustrated booklets for distribution.

1914 March La Veta: The first meeting of the newly organized Mothers' Congress will be in the schoolhouse this afternoon.

1914 March Walsenburg: A.C. Hill moved his plumbing business to the garage on Fourth Street and will also do auto repair work.

1914 March Walsenburg: Call at the World office for paper toweling. 150 for 40 cents.

1914 March Walsenburg: Men, women and children were made homeless at Forbes in a blinding snowstorm when the tent, colony was destroyed.

1914 March Walsenburg: Mother Jones is incommunicado in the basement of the county courthouse.

1914 March Walsenburg: Plymouth Rock Eggs for setting - 15¢ for 75. A.S. Neely. 

1914 March Walsenburg: State troops are to be removed from Walsenburg this week and those at Rouse, Lester, Primero, Rugby and Oakview will police this district.

1914 March Walsenburg: The Roof-Dick-Workman building at the corner of Fifth and Main Streets is to be extended to the alley with a basement under the addition.

1914 March Walsenburg: Thursday ushered in another snowstorm - it has got so that our press won't run unless snow is falling.

1914 April La Veta: Fred Drum, 33, was killed in an accident.

1914 April La Veta: I.R. Voorhees has returned to the undertaking business and got a new hearse this week.

1914 April La Veta: Jap Bruce and Morgan Patterson discovered a deposit of pitchblende on Silver Mountain.

1914 April La Veta: John Flockhart has been arrested for his implication in the murder of the four mine guards from Oakview last November.

1914 April La Veta: No hunting or fishing will be allowed on my lakes east of La Veta. W.H. Hamilton.

1914 April La Veta: Rev. and Mrs. L.W. Gunby took the children of the Methodist Sunday School out to the hills Friday evening for an "egg fry" which from all accounts provided plenty of fun.

1914 April La Veta: Sven Oleson was buried in the town cemetery after he was shot and killed in the Columbine Saloon.

1914 April La Veta: The Campbell brothers bought Stewart's meat market and will run it in the same place.

1914 April La Veta:  Albert Campbell has purchased the store building and warehouse behind occupied by George A. Edmundson from E.A. Strange.

1914 April Walsenburg: A gang of men and teams are working on Pennsylvania Avenue on Capitol Hill to prevent its washing every time it rains.

1914 April Walsenburg: About 1,400 voted in the town election, in which F.E. Cowing defeated P. Krier for mayor.

1914 April Walsenburg: Battles between the strikers and militia were fought Apr. 22 around the Delagua, Black Hills and Empire mines.

1914 April Walsenburg: Ernest G. McGill, manager of the Western Stores at Maitland, committed suicide in a Pueblo hotel.

1914 April Walsenburg: F.E. Cowing was elected mayor in the town election, William Krier treasurer and Dr. T.D. Baird, James B. Dick and Adolph Unfug trustees.

1914 April Walsenburg: The Roof-Dick-Workman building at Fifth and Main streets is being extended to the alley with a basement under the addition.

1914 April Walsenburg: Town Board appointed C.V. Mazzone, clerk; Joseph Hill, marshal; John Welsby, street commissioner; P.P. Lester, health officer and George Blickhahn, attorney.

1914 April Walsenburg: Wednesday the fighting resumed in the strike zone, and the gunmen were driven from the mines at Delagua, Hastings and around Aguilar.

April 30, 1914 Correctionville News, Correctionville Iowa Walseburg, Colo.-A battle began when strikers attacked the McNally mine of the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company, three quarters of a mile of Walseburg. Two are reported dead and two are known to have been wounded.     The dead, unknown, are lying on the field.  The wounded are:     Miss Margaret Gregory, shot through the arm     ------ Peet, strieker, shot through the leg.     The McNally mine is still burning. Fighting continues.     Within ten minutes after the first shots were fired every place in the city from which the battle could be seen was crowded with people with field glasses, the marching and counter marching of the strikers and guards looked like moving pictures.     Within a few minutes after the opening of the shooting men could be seen coming down the hogbacks of the McNally mine and entering the camp houses. The men had hardly reached the main part of the camp when two automobiles bearing the superintendent and his family dashed from the mine grounds with bullets kicking dust around their wheels.     Ten minutes after the shooting of the man at the ditch six strikers broke from the mine in the direction of the hogbacks. A few seconds later smoke began issuing from the larger buildings of the camp. The boarding house was the first to go. A few minutes later the bunk house was on fire and by dark the whole camp seemed to be in flames.     The center of the heaviest fire shifted to the south and west near the Walsen and Robinson mines. An attack is expected momentarily at the Walsen mine. It is the second heaviest guarded mine in the Huerfano district.

1914 May 28: Edith Williams is the honor student of the year at Huerfano County High School. Besides Miss Williams, other 1914 graduates are Frances McNabb, Rose O'Hagan, Jennie Price, Rosa Brunelli and Mary Young. Walsenburg World

1914 May La Veta: Doe Mathews says he has been keeping a sort of roadside inn up in the mountains at Ojo for those who thought it was healthier to sleep among the pines. He and Ovie Francisco are still digging in the hills.

1914 May La Veta: Dr. Lester, the brother of Mary and Lucy Lester of La Veta, was killed in the Walsenburg coal battle.

1914 May La Veta: Frank Arnold has taken a position as night operator at the telephone exchange.

1914 May La Veta: La Veta is now legally "dry'' after the election May 8 to prohibit alcohol.

1914 May La Veta: Leia E. McFarland and Charles Powell were married.

1914 May La Veta: Mrs. A.P. Harris is serving Sunday dinners at the Cozy Home.

1914 May La Veta: Today La Veta starts her career as a dry town. We tried the same thing 17 years ago.

1914 May Walsenburg: A second story is being added to the C.O.D. Store on East Sixth for Caroline Sporleder's music studio.

1914 May Walsenburg: About 60 guns were surrendered by strikers at Big Four to the federal troops.

1914 May Walsenburg: Advertisement - I passed your house the other day and it seemed about ready for another shine-up. P.A. Espe, Painter and Paper Hanger.

1914 May Walsenburg: CF&I has initiated a lawsuit for $600,000 against the Rocky Mountain News for libel.

1914 May Walsenburg: Died, Castula Allegros, 61, a rancher near Walsenburg. He leaves a wife and three children.

1914 May Walsenburg: Edith Williams is the honor graduate of the year. Other graduates are Frances McNabb, Rose O'Hagan, Jennie Price, Rosa Brunelli and Mary Young.

1914 May Walsenburg: Italian, Greek and Austrian miners have appealed to their consular representatives for protection after the massacre at Ludlow last week.

1914 May Walsenburg: Marriage licenses were issued this week to Cory Jones and Debbie Hughes, and to Alfredo Tolmich and Epifania Aragon.

1914 May Walsenburg: Marriage licenses were issued this week to Pablo Apodaca and Placida Castillo and Pablo Trujillo and Mariana Mestas.

1914 May Walsenburg: Old Pluvius, the rain man, is still on the job and the dry farmer has been as fortunate as the man by the ditch.

1914 May Walsenburg: Put a hanger and roll of paper towels in the kitchen or bathroom - get them at the World office, 150 for 40 cents.

1914 May Walsenburg: The body of Henry Lloyd, killed in the gun battle here last weekend, was shipped to Texas.

1914 May Walsenburg: The federal troops have pitched camps on Capitol Hill and at Martin Lake.

1914 May Walsenburg: The federal troops stationed in town will help the G.A.R. post members on Decoration Day.

1914 May Walsenburg: We shall soon see the fashionable toque shape in all kinds of straws.

1914 May Walsenburg: With the arrival of the federal troops, everything appears quiet in the strike zone.

1914 June La Veta: A new sidewalk has been laid in front of the Adamson, Presbyterian, McDonald and Goemmer properties on the south side of Francisco Street.

1914 June La Veta: Allen Roush had the west wall of the bakery rebuilt after it fell down.

1914 June La Veta: Died, William Nicholson Erwin, 81, a resident of La Veta since 1873, His wife Rachel and seven children survive.

1914 June La Veta: Go to Boyd's blacksmith for John Deere machinery and repairs.

1914 June La Veta: La Veta Lumber and Supply is a stock company with Wm. O. Van Etten, president and Maude Pearl Van Etten, secretary.

1914 June La Veta: The Lesters have their sawmill in operation at the head of the Cucharas.

1914 June La Veta: The McDowell coal mine signed up with the union for another six months and quite a number of the strikers will go up there to work.

1914 June La Veta: The wastewater from the Edmisten ranch south of town is running down the east side of Oak Street and should be diverted.

1914 June La Veta: Why not have a phone in your residence or business place. Call the grocery or butcher by phone and save many steps. No deposit what so ever required. A little over four cents a day will pay for it.

1914 June La Veta: William George Mathews, 68, longtime engineer for the Rio Grande, died and received an impressive funeral by the company.

1914 June La Veta: William Irwin, a resident of La Veta for 28 years, died in Canon City. He is survived by his wife, Rachel, daughters Lillie Irwin, Mrs. C.E. Hampton, Mrs. A. Lougheed, Mrs. Parson Brown, sons Juan and Charles.

1914 June Walsenburg: A $9,000 two-story brick building 30 by 78 feet with a basement is to be built for the sisters teaching at Ussell Memorial School.

1914 June Walsenburg: F.I. Barron reports more business since he moved his barbershop from Main to better quarters on West Sixth Street, second door east of the new post office.

1914 June Walsenburg: Fires were reported Wednesday at Walsenburg Cleaning and Dye Works and a building at the rear of the Cash Supply Company.

1914 June Walsenburg: Graduates from Huerfano County High School are Edith Lucile Williams, Frances Tex McNabb, Rose Marie O'Hagan, Jane Cora Price, Rosa Agnes Brunelli and Mary Beatrice Young.

1914 June Walsenburg: Harry Gordon and J.Y. Martinez purchased the Cash Supply store from Ralph Levy.

1914 June Walsenburg: Howell Howell rented the old post office building and will remodel it into a modern confectionery.

1914 June Walsenburg: Marriage licenses were issued this week to Alfredo Abila and Clorinda Martinez, Samuel W. Hunt and Maggie Mayfield.

1914 June Walsenburg: Mike Marcinko, a driver, was killed in Walsen Mine when he was crushed by a mine car. A native of Austria, he was about 40 years old and leaves a wife and six children.

1914 June Walsenburg: Pure Mountain Ice delivered at your home at any time. Phone Cascade 391. J.M. Murray.

1914 June Walsenburg: Robert Caldwell came in Saturday night from the northwestern part of the county on his yearly trip.

1914 June Walsenburg: Sunday Captain Smith confiscated all the liquors from the J.D. Montez saloon and took them in two wagons to military quarters.

1914 June Walsenburg: The sheds behind the Kearns and Workman blocks have been removed to start extending the building to the alley and giving another room facing on Fifth Street.

1914 June Walsenburg: Ying Lee learned his wife died in Canton, China, leaving five children. He has been a resident here since 1885 but the law forbids her coming here; he returned to China four times in the past 20 years.

1914 July La Veta: George Coleman came down from the mountains for the Fourth of July celebration. He is building a stone building for the Trinchera Estate Company.

1914 July La Veta: H.W. Stewart bought the Scott Tailor shop and is moving his undertaking parlor there.

1914 July La Veta: Paul Ghiardi is fixing up his building east of the hotel and will open a picture show.

1914 July Walsenburg: Died, Major C.B. Coan, a county resident since 1914 and lawyer who most recently has worked as counsel for the U.M.W.

1914 July Walsenburg: The Walsenburg post office was moved Sunday to its new location on Sixth Street.

1914 July Walsenburg: The Wilson Club is moving from Mayne to Laguna where it is assured a large increase in membership.

1914 Aug. 13: Are You Weak and Heavy Laden Burdened With a Load of Care? Then come at once to La Veta, Colo. The Playground of the Gods and Drop That Load of Care.  La Veta Enterprise

1914 Aug. 6: Arrived at Cuchara Camps this week, Mr. C.E. Turner and family, Benton Vories and family, La Veta, L.H. Kirkpatrick and family, D.A. Stout and family and Mr. and Mrs. D.H. Dow, Walsenburg. La Veta Enterprise

1914 August La Veta: A.F. Harris sold his harness shop to Mr. Thomas who was recently discharged from Co. H, 5th Cavalry and he has moved to the north side of E.V. Gibbon's Hardware store.  

1914 August La Veta: Captain Forrester is in charge of the regulars stationed at Oakview.

1914 August La Veta: Edwin L. Smith and Eugene V. Gibbons are selling two good four-room houses by order of the executors of Peter and Selena Smith's estate.

1914 August La Veta: Joe Galassini and Minnie Wright were married.

1914 August La Veta: Mr. and Mrs. Ell Smith are the proud parents of a son born Aug. 11.

1914 August La Veta: Mr. and Mrs. William Stewart have moved here from Butte, Mont., and he will take charge of the Columbine Pool Hall that he has leased from Pete Lege.

1914 August La Veta: Pete Lege leased his pool hall to William Stewart.

1914 August La Veta: The boy's baseball team beat Alliance 24-12 but the men lost their game to Walsenburg 12-7.

1914 August La Veta: The La Veta ball team defeated the soldiers stationed at Ojo 18-11 in a ball game here Sunday.

1914 August La Veta: The partition between the Campbell meat market and the tailor shop has been removed and now the meat market is occupying the whole building.

1914 August La Veta: The telephone company has started rebuilding this exchange with a new switchboard, wiring and cables.

1914 August La Veta: The telephone office moved into its new quarters.

1914 August La Veta: W.H. Adamson has his Black Diamond coal mine on Indian Creek producing.

1914 August La Veta: Woodmen of the World will have a supper Aug. 14 in Stranger Hall, followed by a dance in Kincaid Hall.

1914 August La Veta: You can see a first class moving picture show for 10¢ at the Crystal Opera House, Paul Ghiardi, proprietor.

1914 August Walsenburg: A.J. Dissler sold his bakery on Main Street to Louis Braun and will turn his attention to other business.

1914 August Walsenburg: A couple of perepetetic Willies broke into the Spanish Peaks Mercantile Company warehouse and stole some booze.

1914 August Walsenburg: Captain C.C. Smith of the regular troops here has made several arrests of people selling liquor, which is banned by the government.

1914 August Walsenburg: Miss Iva Peet is the new cashier at Bernstein's.

1914 August Walsenburg: Mr. Hurley has installed a bottle washing machine at his Bottling Works.

1914 August Walsenburg: Some working men from Cameron got into a disturbance with some union men on Seventh Street but troops intervened before any damage was done.

1914 August Walsenburg: The D&RG has extended a special rate of $2.25 for the round trip to Denver for those wanting to attend the Knights of Pythias and Pythian Sisters Grand Lodge this week.

1914 August Walsenburg: The D&RG is offering at $2.25 a round trip special for those wishing to attend the Knights of Pythias and Pythian Sisters Grand Lodge meeting this week.

1914 August Walsenburg: We are a little shy on local matter this week. Anyone having anything in the way of local items can leave them at the office by Tuesday night.

1914 August Walsenburg:  Mike Marcinko, an Austrian, was run over by a loaded car and killed in the Walsen mine, leaving a wife and six children.

1914 August: Died, Myrtle Mae, 14-month-old daughter of Ralph Levy.

1914 Sept. 19: Will the person who has written a number of anonymous letters to the commander of the Federal Troops please come to him with the grievance so he may take intelligent steps in the matter. /s/ C.C. Smith, Captain, Fifth U.S. Cavalry.  The Independent

1914 September La Veta: A.B. Parks, who recently purchased a part of the old R.B. Willis place on the Wahatoya from John Kincaid, had an average of 120 bushels of oats to the acre.

1914 September La Veta: Assistant forest rangers are needed. The job pays $1,100 a year and a home and land for raising food are provided.

1914 September La Veta: Carpenters are remodeling the old barber shop on Ryus for Varcellano and Ghiardi general merchandise.

1914 September La Veta: Conductor C.H. Dorian of the La Veta mine crew is going to Missouri to visit his father.

1914 September La Veta: H.B. Sager thrashed out about 62 bushels of winter wheat on each of his three acres, all grown without irrigation.

1914 September La Veta: In the primary election at Ojo, 12 Republican ballots and seven Democratic ballots were cast.

1914 September La Veta: Lowe Lester got a motor truck for use in hauling lumber from the Cuchara Lumber and Supply Company sawmill on the upper Cucharas. A tramway has been completed from the timber to the sawmill.

1914 September La Veta: Mr. Haase has moved his barbershop into the old phone office.

1914 September La Veta: Mrs. L.A. Drum is building a porch on the north side of the Pickens' house and is having the property fenced.

1914 September La Veta: Mrs. Nellie Moyer was found dead near the Arkansas River in Pueblo where she had wandered off. It is believed the recent death of her husband, Frank, unhinged her mind.

1914 September La Veta: Mrs. Suter at 89 years is our oldest resident in town.

1914 September La Veta: Mrs. T.P. Steele took an assortment of her millinery to Oakview for display.

1914 September La Veta: Obituary - Mrs. T.W. Mashburn, who was born in 1832 in North Carolina and came to La Veta in 1893.

1914 September La Veta: The Star Restaurant opposite the post office closed and Mrs. Nelson is offering it for sale.

1914 September Walsenburg: B.W. Gass of Sunnyside Dairy purchased the herd and appliances of E.J. Davaney's dairy and will supply customers of both.

1914 September Walsenburg: Christian Science Services are held at 508 East Kansas Avenue at 11 a.m. Sundays and 8 p.m. Wednesdays.       

1914 September Walsenburg: Gentry Brothers circus, trained animal exhibit and equine and canine paradox, being three shows combined into one, will appear in Walsenburg Monday, Sept. 7.

1914 September Walsenburg: Grand opening of the new Empress Theatre on Sixth Street is tonight. Kirkpatrick and Mestas have arranged a lengthy program to please their patrons.

1914 September Walsenburg: Harry Graves and Otto Klein gave a pugilistic exhibition at the corner of Sixth and Main streets last night.

1914 September Walsenburg: Horton Grandjean, a senior in the local high school, comes to school from Mayne daily on the Colorado and Southern.

1914 September Walsenburg: Krier Stores and Fred Walsen, owner of the building, entered a long-term agreement to remodel the premises. There will be two entrances, one on the south, on Sixth, to the grocery and one on Main.

1914 September Walsenburg: L.H. Kirkpatrick and M.A. Mestas have taken over the Otto Theatre on Sixth Street and will operate the same as the Empress beginning Sept. 12.

1914 September Walsenburg: One of the surprises at the Gardner race meet was the victory of an 18-year-old mare in a quarter mile run.

1914 September Walsenburg: The Colorado Supply Company store at Ideal was burglarized Friday night and three dozen gold watches were taken.

1914 September Walsenburg: The Ladies Liberty League of Big Four gave a successful dance that added a substantial amount to their treasury.

1914 September Walsenburg: The stockmen of the upper Huerfano are rejoicing in the securing of the long desired stock yards at Tioga. Joe Dietz, captain of the roundup ever since he was grown, took it up with the D&RG three years ago.

1914 September Walsenburg: The UMW voted to accept President Wilson's plan to settle the strike.

1914 September Walsenburg: Western Union will have their office in the rear of Merritt's new drug store at Seventh and Main with the office opening off of East Seventh Street.

1914 September: The grand opening of the new Empress Theater on Sixth Street will be Saturday.  Kirkpatrick and Mestas have arranged a legthy program to please their patrons.

1914 Oct. 1, For sale - one team of the best pulling horses in the country; will weigh 2,700 pounds; heavy harness goes with them. Will sell at a bargain. Phone White 46. - Enterprise,

1914 October La Veta: C.R. Carroll bought the Lougheed engine and sawmill and is at present cutting lumber at the Occidental switch.

1914 October La Veta: Died, Loren Dye, 69, a resident of La Veta since 1878. He was a member of Co. A, 1st Missouri Cavalry and married Eliza Stucker in 1878 in Missouri. His wife and daughter, Mrs. Robert Ownbey, survive.

1914 October La Veta: Marquis and Mestas have rented the Stranger building and will open a general merchandise store.

1914 October La Veta: Married, Roy Evans and Mary Owens, Rev. L.D. Jarrand and Lina N. Abbott and Peter Verliff and Mrs. Elizabeth Ketner.

1914 October La Veta: Mr. Bates caught the largest fish ever from the town reservoir - a rainbow trout weighing sixteen and a half pounds and measuring 30 inches.

1914 October La Veta: Mrs. J.B. Wright rented the Turner building on the east side of Main Street where the Star Restaurant was formerly.

1914 October La Veta: Paul Ghiardi is remodeling the store on Ryus Avenue to open a mercantile establishment.

1914 October La Veta: The old school will be used to house the soldiers for the winter.

1914 October La Veta: The older boys have formed a club for recreation and good healthy amusement.

1914 October La Veta: Vote Yes on Amendment No. 2.  Paid by the Anti-Saloon League.

1914 October Walsenburg: Get Snider's Oyster Cocktail Sauce for 18 cents at the C.O.D. Store.

1914 October Walsenburg: Girls basketball practices have been suspended since their hall was given for the use of the state militia.

1914 October Walsenburg: Henry Lillis Kirkpatrick, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Kirkpatrick, was awarded the prize as the champion of the baby show at the Colorado State Fair.

1914 October Walsenburg: Joe Monnie bought a new Overland Auto-Livery truck from Neelly-Caldwell Hardware Co.

1914 October Walsenburg: Model Millinery is showing its winter fashions two doors north of Krier's jewelry store.

1914 October Walsenburg: Snider's Oyster Cocktail Sauce, 18¢ at the C.O.D. store.

1914 October Walsenburg: Why be a Kitchen Drudge? All modern and up-to-date furnishings at A.S. McIntire's.

1914 November La Veta: Dr. G.W. Cramer moved his dental office into the office of Dr. R.A. Mathew.

1914 November La Veta: G.A. Mayes is taking advantage of the nice weather to build more cabins at Cuchara Camps.

1914 November La Veta: Marquis and Maestas, General Merchandise, Stranger building, Ryus Avenue.

1914 November La Veta: Paul Ghiardi's new store is about ready to receive goods.

1914 November La Veta: School enrollment is 265 and teachers are the Misses Lester, Vories, Ritter, Pavilla, Gray and Simpson and Mr. Rote.

1914 November La Veta: Sterge Mavrodis has bought part interest in the Columbine pool hall.

1914 November La Veta: The Kincaids now own all of Block One on the south side of Ryus Avenue from the alleyway east to Birch Street and plan to construct dwellings for rental purposes.

1914 November La Veta: Two years ago La Veta went "wet" by 20 votes; this week it went "dry" by 146 votes.

1914 November Walsenburg: A Million Dollar Mystery at the Empress Theatre every Tuesday.

1914 November Walsenburg: Forty-four students are now enrolled in Huerfano County High School.

1914 November Walsenburg: Fred G. Walsen gave $100 to the St. Peter's building fund for their remodeling project at the church.

1914 November Walsenburg: Miss Bertha Riley and Mr. Andrew Merritt were married Friday, Nov. 13.

1914 November Walsenburg: Miss Lela Wright and Edward J. Norris were married today.

1914 November Walsenburg: The Retail Clerk's Association dance last weekend in Mazzone Hall was a complete success.

1914 November Walsenburg: The Walsenburg Anti-Saloon League encourages everyone to vote ''yes'' on Amendment No. 2.

1914 November Walsenburg: Vote Yes on Amendment No. 2. Advertisement paid for by the Walsenburg Anti-Saloon League.

1914 December La Veta: About 1,000 acres of good pasture land was burned in a prairie fire north of town last week.

1914 December La Veta: Everett Hazard and Mrs. Bombard are working at the new store of Ghiardi and Vercellano.

1914 December La Veta: Ghiardi and Company opened their new store Saturday.

1914 December La Veta: Grant Bontrager leased the Boyd blacksmith shop.

1914 December La Veta: Ice cutting commenced this week.

1914 December La Veta: John Nolan has moved to Mrs. Elrod's little Francisco Street building and is prepared to do shoe repairs.

1914 December La Veta: Jones Allen Woodring, 17, was killed when he fell off of his horse in a freak accident.

1914 December La Veta: Messrs. Cisney and Sparks have sold their coal mine at Ojo to United Fuel and Development Company of Alamosa for the sum of, we understand, $12,000.

1914 December La Veta: Mr. Ghiardi opened his new general store on Ryus Avenue last Saturday.

1914 December La Veta: Paul Ghiardi and Frank Vercellano have purchased an auto truck for delivering goods from their store.

1914 December La Veta: Two hundred and seventy-three students are now enrolled in the La Veta schools.

1914 December La Veta: United Fuel and Development Company is at work on a six foot vein of coal at the former Cisney and Sparks mine, and rented the Elrod building on Francisco Street for an office.

1914 December Walsenburg: A Candy Sale and Oyster Supper will be given as a benefit for the public library.

1914 December Walsenburg: A jolly group of young people enjoyed a hayrack ride to Martin Lake Monday evening.

1914 December Walsenburg: A local talent show in Pleadeic Vaudeville will take place at the Empress Theater Dec. 18. Tickets 50 cents; box seats, 75 cents.

1914 December Walsenburg: A number of young people enjoyed a skating party on Martin Lake.

1914 December Walsenburg: Although troops are being removed from the northern coal fields, no plans have been made to remove those in Las Animas or Huerfano counties.

1914 December Walsenburg: Hats from 10¢ to $6 at the Model Millinery, Miss Mary Unfug and Miss Rose Klein, proprietors.

1914 December Walsenburg: The May Vernon Musical Comedy Company, featuring nifty costumes and a bevy of pretty girls, will be at the Empress Theater Jan. 3.

1914 December Walsenburg: Two registered packages containing $15,000 in currency were stolen from the post office Tuesday night en route to the mines for the payroll.

1914 December Walsenburg: You can sleep later and still breakfast at your regular hour using a New Perfection oil stove.

1916 January Walsenburg: Ranch butter, 28 cents a pound; cooking butter, 25 cents; creamery butter, 38 cents a pound at the C.O.D. Store.

1916 April Walsenburg: Start a fire under your apple trees tonight. It is going to be a cold one and may be good bye to the fruit crop unless you start your smudge pot and who in Huerfano County has a smudge pot?

1919 April Walsenburg: Sporleder Selling Company is having a 30 by 70 foot addition built onto the east side of their building.


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