The Meeker Herald — 125 years ago Lem Miller, who has been steward at the Meeker Hotel for several years, has resigned his position on account of poor health. He was succeeded by Mr. H.E. Low.
The Meeker Herald — 125 years ago – Dick Carnrike has sold his place on Nine Mile Hill and will leave for California. – Bert and Mrs. Salter will leave for the Pacific coast tomorrow to spend the remainder of the winter. – Frank Sheridan topped the Kansas City market last week. The Harp-Peterson and [...]
The Meeker Herald — 125 years ago n Advertisement: “Vote against state-wide prohibition. Thereby saving for Colorado our progressive local option law which makes for home-rule and local self-government.”
The Meeker Herald — 125 years ago n C.B. Jefferies, formerly with the Union Trading company, is now at Oldland’s. “Jeff” is a popular salesman and a mighty fine fellow.
The Meeker Herald — 100 years ago – The town was furnished with a mild sensation last Saturday night when it was found that two prisoners had escaped from the county jail. – Buy a new Easter hat at Mrs. Brown’s, if you wish the correct thing. – A fool fly was trying to rush [...]
The Meeker Herald — 100 years ago Yesterday was Groundhog Day and he saw his shadow in these parts. Make your own deductions.
The Meeker Herald — 100 years ago – Last Friday morning it was 15 below zero. Saturday, 6 below. Sunday turned mild, but on towards evening heavy winds set in, followed by somewhat of a blizzard and snow which fell to a depth of about 6 inches. When it cleared the mercury went on the [...]
The Meeker Herald — 100 years ago – If Theodore Roosevelt doesn’t want to run for president, why does he keep insisting so often and so publicly that he doesn’t? – From the Yampa Leader: “Occasionally one will hear the remark, ‘I wish I was out of this town!’ and then one feels like saying, [...]
The Meeker Herald — 100 years ago Early this week Mrs. W.H. Randolph, from her cabin on the claim to Josephine basin, with a small .22 caliber rifle, shot and killed a large gray wolf.
The Meeker Herald — 100 years ago ~ The Thanksgiving day football game between the teams representing the Rio Blanco County high school and the Craig high school was won by the latter by a score of 6 to 5. Playing for Meeker: Chapin, Harp, Kincher, Clark, Harker, Rigby, Watson, Brown, Ball, Marshall, Bartlett and [...]
The Meeker Herald — 125 years ago n For sale, cheap: Folding go-cart. Mrs. Lee Peterson. n Grand Junction went dry again. The bootleggers, proprietors of the speakeasies and “blind pigs” all joined hands with the drys.
The Meeker Herald — 100 years ago — A number of the up-river dry farmers met in town and took initial steps to the organization of a flour mill company. It seems to be the opinion of those having the matter in hand that present milling facilities are not adequate to the rapidly expanding wheat [...]