25 years ago:

For a while, Samuel Colt, the revolver man, made a living on the lecture circuit. With a curiosity he figured would bring in an audience, he demo'd laughing gas.

 

50 years ago:

WASHINGTON - Actor Jose Ferrer was under court order today to pay more than $120,000 in back income taxes which the Internal Revenue Service claims he owes on earnings in 1962.

75 years ago:

LONDON - Costs of ships built in the United States for British materially exceeded estimates and appeared high in comparison with British costs, but deliveries were completed ahead of schedule in the year that ended March 31, 1943, the comptroller of the admiralty reported today.

 

100 years ago:

County Judge Pink L. Parish and Mr. Smith of Crosbyton came over and visited Odd Fellows lodge here last Tuesday.