The Trail; A Magazine "For Colorado." Volume 1

The Trail; A Magazine "For Colorado." Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...in the cattle business in Colorado and Texas. He first located in Pueblo in 1872, and has been a resident of that city ever since. For many years he was engaged in the furniture business but gave up active business life two years ago on account of ill health and located on a farm near Bye, in Pueblo county. In public life Mr. Sweeney took an active part in the early history of Pueblo, having served two terms as alderman in the former city of South Pueblo. He was a member of the Masonic fraternity, and served one term as Eminent Commander of Pueblo commandery of the Knights Templar. He was also one of the earliest members of B. P. O. Elks, No. 90. Mr. Sweeney leaves a wife and three children, Mrs. Charles B. Carlile, William H. Sweeney, Jr., and George H. Sweeney. DR. JOSEPH S. CASTO, who died a short time ago at Carus, Ore., was prominently identified with the earlier history of Colorado, coming here in 1859, and was the locator of the famous Castro lode on Winnebago hill. He was one of the original founders of Mount Vernon and Morrison, in Jefferson county. MBS. ANNA McCALLIN. After a long life of usefulness, Mrs. Anna McCallin, wife of the first chief of police in Denver, died on January 8th at the home of her daughter, Mrs. George Allen Smith. Mrs. McCallin was born in Ireland 64 years ago. Directly on her arrival in America she crossed the continent to Denver, where she made her home thereafter. She was a woman of unusual strength of character and belonged to that band of pioneer women who had no little share in making the history of Denver. Unselfishness was the keynote of her character. With a spirit of rare sympathy and kindliness, she was ever ready to extend a helping hand and to deprive herself that others might have. Mrs. McCallin is...show more

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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 195g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236507932
  • 9781236507938