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Whimsy from 100 years ago, moon landing in 1969, heat wave in 1994

 
Series: This Week In Odessa History | Story 3

Last updated 7/24/2019 at 4:07pm



100 years ago

The Odessa Record

July 27, 1919

News updates: A poultry salesman has been making the area, selling his product at $5.00 a gallon. The spray has proved unreliable.

A railroad man that has been working at Nemo says he knows just the place to banish Kaiser Bill Hohensollen. Nemo is uninhabited, hotter than hades and miles to water in any direction. How times have changed. A couple of years ago the Odessa men looked at Nemo as an oasis in a desert, and when stricken with an unconquerable thirst, invariably went to Nemo to have is assuaged and came away relieved. Sometimes they bro...



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