60 Years Ago September 11, 1952After an extended drouth, the rain began to fall on Tuesday morning and continued slowly throughout the day and night. San Saba county received 2 1/2 to 3 inches of moisture and it continues cloudy and threatening.The Tommy Brook Ranch of San Saba has entered 15 head of Aberdeen - Angus in the Aberdeen - Angus Show of the 1952 State Fair of Texas, Oct. 14 - 19.More doves than he has seen in San Saba county during the three years he has been District Game Warden here were observed two weeks ago, says D.W. Bowers, whose district composed of San Saba and Mills counties.A coffee Friday morning in the home of Mrs. Laurence Hamrick honored an new organization here, the Civic Improvement League. Charter members who during the time since they first met on June 25th, have taken the initiative in securing donations with the aid of others and businessmen, for the building of a 50 x 100 feet swimming pool in the city, with the work now complete.
100 Years Ago September 12, 1912C.H. Biggs has bought an interest in the gents' furnishings establishment with W.A. Hudson and is again at his familiar place behind the counter. His many friends will be pleased to know that Mr. Biggs has decided to remain in business in San Saba.J.B. Miller, cashier of the J.L. Burleson Bank at Richland Springs, was in town Friday. He is a member of the county board of trustees and was performing official duties. Chas. Schneider, one of the substantial German farmers of the southwestern part of the county was selling cotton in town Saturday. He also brought his wife and daughter who did some shopping.Ed Crawford has bought the F.W. Sorell residence just west of the school building, consideration $1,600. He and his family are coming to town to get the benefits of our splendid school. Eggs! Eggs! We pay 12 1/2 cents per dozen CASH for them. J.W. McConnell & Son.