Jim Andrews

THE WAY WE WERE – September 2021

Several dead notices; a cat adopts a squirrel and a movement to have a Public Library at the Bohlmann Park.

THE WAY WE WERE – August 2021

JA: This lake on Fall Clove road had
been the site of a summer camp for youth “Camp Bryden Lake” and is now the site of Camp Nubar.

THE WAY WE WERE – July 2021

THE WAY WE WERE - July 2021

There will be a Fourth of July celebration in Andes next Monday with the usual sports and ball game between Andes and Delhi. In the evening there will be special movies and a big dance.  [Jim Andrews: Andes routinely celebrated the Fourth in a big way with parades, ball games, community picnics and “the big dance.”]

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.