This Week in Odessa History
For the Jan. 14
Last updated 1/20/2021 at 4:37pm
100 years ago
Jan. 14, 1921
Claude M. Chilson and Paul T. Bockmier have received permission from the city council to flood the portion of the street between the Finney Lumber company and the Great Northern tracks to make an ice rink for the benefit of the Odessa public. Water Superintendent Schoonover will run water each evening until there is a good coat of ice.
Odessa lumber dealers, the G.W. Finney Lumber company and the Standard people, have announced that they will swallow a loss and put down the price of lumber a drop of anywhere from eight to 25 dollars a thousand. H.C. Phillips say...