Silver and Art Shop Opens on 4th Street
A custom silver engraving and art store has been preparing for opening in recent weeks and is now ready for business in the rooms adjoining the Dolores Star building on North Fourth Street. The owner, Linda Jones, has been in the business for some time but limited space has presented formal announcement of her work until now.
New Superintendent Hired
A new superintendent of schools was hired by the Board of Education of the Dolores School District at their regular meeting Oct. 16 to replace Dr. J. D. Hathaway.
The new man hired is Jerry Edward Fiscus and more information will be available about him once he arrives in Dolores permanently.
In the meantime, Kitchell Collins is acting superintendent for the district. Minutes of the meeting follow.
Local Resident Develops Invention
Karl E. Donovan of Pleasant View has developed an new invention which is now in the process of being introduced to manufacturers with the assistance and guidance of the Raymond Lee Organization.
The invention, covered by a patent application now pending in the United States Patent Office, consists of an instrument for removing staples from wood furniture.
Hunting Storm Arrives
The elk hunters had very dry, warm fall weather for their hunting season, but the deer hunters coming in were met with a storm which moved into the area early Thursday morning bringing rain to the lower elevations and snow in the higher.
The wet weather should alleviated the fire danger in the forests which has been extreme and help deer hunters with the noise problem of walking in the fallen leaves.
Shelby Gustin, 1st grade, was a prize winner in the recent homecoming parade with her bi-centennial costume. First grader Keith Carrigan also won a prize. He appeared as a colonial militiaman. Fifth grade winner in the parade was Molly Montoya.
Apple Juice Factory Operation Underway
A new industry in Dolores is busy this apple season making apple juice at their plant east of town in the old meat processing building. A couple of young men who own the business, Bill Russell and Jim Jindra, have been working for over a year to have the equipment ready when there was an adequate apple crop such as this year has provided.