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