Greeley’s provisional quota set for the next war – Greeley Tribune
100 years ago, for the fourth week of August 1921, in the pages of the Greeley Tribune-Republican newspaper:
The Cloverly Country Club had a party last Saturday and 14 members attended. Entertainment was a game using only the words “yes” and “no”. The match lasted all afternoon.
Beekeepers in Greeley and County Weld collected the honey from the beehives and are now selling it. The cost of a 60 pound box of honey is $ 7.20.
Three people were injured in a car crash between Greeley and Hardin yesterday. Police said the car’s steering wheel broke the steering shaft while they were driving and the car plunged into a ditch. Everyone was thrown from the car.
A 50-year-old man, Greeley, was watching the circus move into the city center when his leg broke. Witnesses said the man was warned not to get too close as they unloaded animal wagons. He stayed close to him, and the tongue of a lion chariot slammed into him, breaking his leg.
The Colorado State Highway Commission has announced that it will pave the dirt road between Denver and Fort Collins within two years. Greeley executives complained that the Denver-Greeley Freeway would have to be paved at the same time, otherwise there would be a furious rivalry between the two cities.
The city of Berthoud gave free porch lighting and electrical wiring to residents to make the streets brighter at night. They will no longer give free items to their citizens. The reason for the shutdown is that many citizens have moved lights for interior lighting or changed the connection wires to run washing machines in homes.
Weld County will need to provide 1,079 men to fight in the next war, according to the US War Department. For the State, the quota is 19,556 men.
Special offers on cigars at Boyd’s Cigars No. 6, Greeley National Bank building and Boyd’s Cigars No. 7, 813 9th St. Remember, you’ll get your cash and free cigars if the clerk doesn’t say ” Thank you. “
A Gilcrest motorist was fined $ 10 in court today because his car did not have dimmers or taillights. The man refused to pay the fine and said he would rather go to jail. The judge did not sentence him to jail, but said they were withholding his car until he paid the fine. He paid immediately.
– 100 Years Ago is taken from the original pages of the Greeley Tribune, the Weld County Republican, and upon their merger, the Greeley Tribune-Republican. Questions or comments can be sent to [email protected]