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This Week in History: $135 Raised In Roosevelt Memorial Campaign

Compiled by the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance
This Week in History

This week in history as reported by the Summit County Journal 100 years ago.

Summit county has raised $135.68 with one district yet unreported, for the Roosevelt Memorial fund, according to Campaign Manager S.S. Fry, Summit county’s quote was met at an even hundred dollars.

17 BELOW ZERO HITS SUMMIT COUNTY DURING WEEK

Summit county enjoyed an early sign of cold weather last Tuesday night and Wednesday morning when the thermometer dropped to 17 degrees below zero, Farenheit, according to official records kept for the government at the Summit county power station at Dillon.

BLUE RIVER AND FRENCH GULCH TO BUILD SHOPS

The Blue River Dredging company which has had an option of the old Chamberlain-Dillingham sampler near the Colorado & Southern depot, has begun to move some machinery onto that site with a view, it is understood, if remodeling and fitting it up for a machine shop to take care of the work of the Blue River and French Gulch Dredging companies.

2 HIGH SCHOOL TEAMS LEAVE TODAY TO PLAY GAMES AT KREMMLING

Everything is set for the trip to Kremmling for the basketball games Saturday, the ardor of the players, particularly, being worked up to the pitch where failure to make the trip would be a terrific blow.

THREE SHIFTS ON WINN-EVANS SHAFTS

Superintendent Charles Godfrey will put on three shifts next week on the sinking of the Winn-Evans shaft on the Emille placer in French gulch.

The Breckenridge Heritage Alliance is a nonprofit founded to promote and protect Breckenridge’s unique heritage. They offer year-round tours and hikes. Go to breckheritage.com or call 970-453-9767.


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