Jim Andrews

100 YEARS AGO – JUNE 2021

100 YEARS AGO - JUNE 2021

The burial of the late Harry Dowie was made Sabbath afternoon in the Dowie cemetery and eulogistic remarks were made by Hon. M. Linn Bruce.  [JA: Harry Dowie was the Andes native who relocated to NYC and managed a large butter distribution business.  His nephew, Alexander Shewsbury Dowie, owned the corner store which was the local butter collection center in the late 1870s and 1880s.

JIM ANDREWS: RETIRED BUT NEVER RETIRING — May 2021

JIM ANDREWS: RETIRED BUT NEVER RETIRING --- May 2021

   I know Jim quite well. He was my next-door neighbor for 25 years and we collaborate on 100 Years Ago for this paper. Still, for this piece I interviewed him on aspects of his life like any reporter would.

THE WAY WE WERE —- May 2021

THE WAY WE WERE ---- May 2021

There is still no clue to the yeggs who burglarized the Andes National Bank on the morning of May 16, and probably never will be. That morning about 4 o’clock a car with four or five men in it passed the laundry in Delhi and turned down Elm street.

THE WAY WE WERE – April 2021

THE WAY WE WERE - April 2021

A tribute to John Burroughs, naturalist of world renown and a native of Roxbury, who died suddenly on March 29

100 YEAR AGO — MARCH 2021

100 YEAR AGO -- MARCH 2021

Adam Biggar, a highly respected farmer residing in Biggar Hollow in southern Bovina, died early Sabbath morning, February 27, as a result of an attack of measles. [Jim Andrews: Prior to its vaccine, measles was a deadly disease, which notoriously killed children and adults alike.]

 THE WAY WE WERE – FEBRUARY 2021

 THE WAY WE WERE - FEBRUARY 2021

Milk prices, a plan to harness the Delaware river, rape, prostitutes and other tidbits from 100 years ago.