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Flagstaff Historical past: ‘Rimmy’ Jim’s home fell on him close to the Little Colorado River – Arizona Day by day Solar

Ralph Cameron of Flagstaff got 35,567, and with the 28,029 for Mark Smith,  that means that Flagstaff now has two United States Senators.

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This is the first time Arizona has joined the brotherhood of Republican states.

Coming next week. Dr. R. W. Wright, Arizona’s optometrist, will be in Flagstaff on his regular visit Wednesday and Thursday Nov. 10 and 11.

Leon Savage, who has been away for several months, is back on the job in the shoe repairing department at Switzer’s. Joe Hooussck, who has been relieving him, left on Monday morning for Ord, Nebraska, and may later go to Phoenix.

We hear that “Rimmy” Jim Giddings was hurt though not seriously during the later part of last week when his house fell on him on his winter range out near the Little Colorado River. He’s feeling better now and no bones are broken, so he will be riding again in a few days as spry as ever.

50 years ago

1970: The U.S. Naval Reserve Headquarters building on the campus of Northern Arizona University was the target of arsonists early Monday morning, but the attempt to burn it failed. A spokesman for the group described as the “Flagstaff Weathermen” told the Daily SUN in an anonymous phone call that the group would try again to destroy the year-old structure that houses the headquarters of the U. S. Naval Reserve Service Unit 11-10. The caller also said, “We failed miserably but we will try again.”

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