This Week in Odessa History
Packard pays good dividend, craters need new identity, rest room plans
Last updated 7/29/2018 at 3:23pm
100 years ago
The Odessa Record
July 12, 1918
Last hot wave shrivels wheat. Mercury ranges between 100 and 105 above. Strong east winds cut both quality and quantity. Best estimates, eight bushels. The hot wave this week, up to the time we go to press, has equaled if not exceeded any ever experienced in this section. Ever since last Saturday the thermometer has hovered between 100 and 105 above at midday and the government records kept by Hy. W. Rieke shows only one season that approaches this. That was 1911 when on one day, July 16, the mercury rose until the...