100 years ago
july 9, 1914
On Wednesday, July 15th, a party of moving picture men will be here to take some pictures of the town. The National Old Trails Association is taking pictures along the whole route, for use in raising funds and exploiting the route. They will be here at half past nine in the morning and stay an hour. Town folks, and country folks, are asked to be on Main street with their cars.
Fred Griffiths is having a sleeping porch added to his residence.
A real old-fashioned Medicine Man “held forth” on the street corner Monday—one of those rare birds with the Punch and Judy show, and the medicine that is “guaranteed” to cure everything from sore feet to a mean disposition. That tired feeling, that dark brown taste, that dull headache, all came in for the usual share of attention. And he gathered in a few simoleons. H.M. Thorp says, “A sucker is born every minute.”
Adv.—Special for Friday and Saturday—Large package of Post Toasties for 10 cents at Griffith & Sons.
The county commissioners have acted favorably upon the proposition to erect permanent markers along the Old Santa Fe Trail through this county.