The Way We Were

News culled from The Andes Recorder – 100 years ago

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 – 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.”]

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

 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.

THE WAY WE WERE – January 2021

THE WAY WE WERE - January 2021

Some interesting facts from January 1920: Andes has only one physician, a barn burning, and so much more.