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The past 100 years, February 16, 2017

February 16, 2017

Feb. 16, 1916: Bodies of Cowboys Found; New Mexico National Guard To Defend Ranches from Salazar and Horde of Blood-Thirsty Outlaws.

Terror Reigns On Border; Women And Children Move To Interior For Safety From Menace Of Bandits.

Widow of One of Foully Slain American Ranchmen, About To Become a Mother May Not Survive Terrible Shock; Aged Mother of Another Victim Prostrated; Butchers Again Invade With Impunity Land of Free and Home of Brave And Leave Trail of American Blood Across Line in Wake.

Assassin Salazar Defies U.S. As Safely As When Federal Captive.

Governor Much Improved Today; House Tenders Wife Respect.

Proffer of Sympathy Much Appreciated By Mrs. E.C. De Baca.

Rumor of Turn for Worse False.

Feb. 16, 1967: A statewide lottery to help finance education was proposed in the New Mexico Senate today.

The bill introduced by Sens. Anthony Lucero, D-Bernalillo, and Anthony Panagakos, R-Bernalillo, would create a three-member sweepstakes commission appointed by the governor.

A sweepstakes fund would be created in the state treasury. Sweepstakes races would be held at a licensed horse race track in New Mexico, chosen by the commission.

Feb. 16, 1992: A House committee on Saturday tabled a Senate-passed measure creating a governmental ethics commission.

With the 30-day legislative session set to end Thursday, the action could mean the end of the proposal.