By Judy Garrison Did you know that George Washington had little schooling and no college? That deficit of formal education bothered him throughout his life but didn’t prevent him from writing beautifully, reading widely and having a highly developed and curious mind. Did you know that his mother, Mary Washington, a life-long complainer and apparently
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.]
Milk prices, a plan to harness the Delaware river, rape, prostitutes and other tidbits from 100 years ago.
Some interesting facts from January 1920: Andes has only one physician, a barn burning, and so much more.
There has always been something special about having a storefront shop in Andes, and living above that shop (the world’s shortest commute, I used to declare).
A gang was out Saturday night destroying property under the guise of Hollowe’en [sic]. The gang was not made up of boys but of men, who should know better, and perhaps would if they had not been imbibing too freely.