100 years ago
november 2, 1911
The Farmers and Stockmen Association will enjoy a banquet on Thursday evening of next week at the Elgin Hotel. Tickets are fifty cents.
The banquet menu is as follows:
Oyster cocktail, young radishes, queen olives, sweet pickles, baked premium ham, french mustard, shoestring potatoes, pressed chicken, aspic jelly, fruit salad on mayonnaise, graham and white bread, neapolitan cake, caramel ice cream, small coffee.
The city commissioners have passed an ordinance prohibiting the burning of trash in the streets. The ordinance will be found in this issue of the Record.
The Wonderland Theatre has moved to the building between Riggs’ Bros. grocery and the Suitatorium. Mr. Revo will move his shop to a new building, which is being erected for him north of the Masonic building.
Miss Florence Powers went to Newton Friday to visit her sister, Mr. L.L. Dickey, and attend a Halloween party given by Miss Mildred Axtell.
Charley Firebaugh has traded his store at Antelope for a farm near Iola. A young man named Stonebreaker has taken charge of the store, his father-in-law being the owner.
The ladies of the Christian church will serve dinner on Thanksgiving Day.
A man who is weary of all this Good Roads Agitation might as well get ready for a long period of weariness. It takes a barrel of agitation to get an ounce of execution but it’s worth it.