100 years ago
august 7, 1919
There will be a meeting of the American Legion tonight, Thursday, for the purpose of completing the organization. A full attendance is desired.
P.N. Rees of the Seymour Packing Co., has bought the cottage just south of Dr. Coffman’s. Arthur Martin made the sale.
Charley Wheeler circulated and filed with the City Commissioners this week a petition for the paving of North Second Street. The paving will begin at the Pantle Hardware corner and go north to the end of the street—four blocks. This will be another fine improvement.
The Chevrolet car belonging to Dr. Anna Appleby which was stolen Tuesday afternoon was recovered last evening at Augusta.
The county treasurer’s office has issued licenses for 3,017 automobiles for the fiscal year beginning July 1st. At the time of the tax assessment the first of March there were 2,763 cars turned in the county for taxation.
Cars sold in the county since the first of March total 254. Auto dealers are evidently harvesting a big crop this year.