50 Years Ago - February 18, 1960
Staff-Sgt. and Mrs. Cleo Solsbery and girls of Fort Bliss visited last week with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. G.A. Solsbery. Sgt. Solsbery spent the past 16 months in Formosa.
Mr. and Mrs. Leo Park of Ruidoso, N.M., have purchased the former R. S. Cain pecan orchard northwest of San Saba from Lloyd Davis and are moving to San Saba.
A group of six members of the San Saba County Chamber of Commerce and the CRIDA directors are planning to attend the directors meeting of CRIDA in Austin on February 18. Members planning to go include Jack Miller, Reuben Senterfitt, Roy Ragsdale, Warden Terry, Newell Oliver and W. Barney Sullivan, manager.
H.C. Cottrell of Elm Grove community was a business visitor in San Saba Tuesday.
At the Palace Theater - The FBI Story starring James Stewart and Vera Miles.
75 Years Ago - February 18, 1935
An original deed from Dr. J.C. Rogan to the Chief Justice of San Saba county was found this week by Judge G.A. Walters in some of his abstract papers. The deed is dated May 12, 1858, the year the town of San Saba was founded.
San Sabans have watched with pride the progress of R.S. (Dick) Miller, who this week takes up his duties as district agent supervisor for 25 counties and will maintain offices in College Station.
San Saba recently had the best soaking rains for more than 2 years that puts the farmer and rancher back on the road to crops and grass.
R.B. Bagley Co. reports that during this year's trapping season, they purchased 57,895 pieces of hides.
In the ads: 2 lb. cocoa, 1 bar lava soap, 2 lbs. steak, 10 spuds, all for $1.00.
At the Movies: Bachelor of Arts.
100 years ago - February 24, 1910
The Commissioners Court ordered an election to be held on Saturday, April 9, to determine the question of issuing bonds to build a new courthouse. The issue is to be for $75,000 and run for forty years.
The late cold snap has been the least bit discouraging to those who would plant February corn.
Perry Wash brought Dr. J.M. Burleson, J.L. Burleson and Eugene Prather down from Richland Springs in his auto Monday evening and returned.
Jimmie O'Neal, who has been a telephone operator at Richland Springs, returned to his home at Lometa Friday.
G.M. Roy is erecting a three-room residence on the lot he just purchased from T.C. Henry in the Harris Addition.
Contracts for the construction of the San Saba line, extending from Lometa to end of tracks has been let by Chief Engineer Merritt.