From the Vault: 100 years ago in Grand County
“THE TIMES office received a very pleasant call this week from Mrs. F. W. Wessel of Fraser. The roads are open in every direction this week, and the boys with the motor cars are all rarin’ to go. Mr. Thomas Arkell, who has purchased the Ferguson ranch on Ranch Creek, was a pleasant caller at THE TIMES office Tuesday of this week. Morgan & Kennedy unloaded a train carload of cars on Tuesday. Come to Hot Sulphur Springs it you are thinking of buying a car, you can sure get
suited. Miss Caroline Polhamus and Miss Vesta Jamison, two of our popular Grand county schoolmarms, called on THE TIMES while attending the teachers meeting Saturday. Jack Schilz, the Grand and Summit County Ford agent, passed through the Springs Monday en route to Kremmling with two new Fords which he had purchasers for at that place. A few of the ladies of the church gave a surprise party April 24 in honor of Grandma Miller who was 80 years old that day and Grandma Sunderlin who was 78 on April 16. After an hour of getting acquainted, ice cream and cake were served, when all departed after expressing themselves as having a very enjoyable evening. R.F. Ferguson, the real estate man of Denver, was in town this week completing the transfer of a ranch property which be sold to Thomas AJkell, formerly of Junction City, Kansas. Ferguson says that the outlook for land sales is good and that he has several people who will investigate Grand County ranches this spring.
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