100 years AGO
MARCH 19, 1914
Taylor Riddle and Al Richardson received a cablegram from H.S. Martin this week from Manila offering them appointments to good positions in the Philippines. Both have wired provisional acceptance. The acceptance of Mr. Riddle is dependent upon the condition of his son who underwent an operation the other day and is in the hospital. Mr. Richardson’s acceptance is conditioned upon his being able to dispose of his grocery business.
Miss Irene Greasart, deputy Probate Judge, performed her first marriage ceremony on Sunday, the bride and groom being from Florence. Judge Greer was out of town.
The G.A.R. Post is organizing a local camp of Sons of Veterans. H.M. Thorp, John Amick, and Sam Grimes constitute the committee having the matter in charge. All sons of veterans are eligible.
E.F. Knott who recently moved to the Tompkins farm which he bought — the fine farm adjoining the town on the southeast and known as the Watson or Uncle Geo. Griffith farm — has had the city water connection made with the place and put in electric lights and is otherwise improving the place.
The management of the Elgin Hotel gave a St. Patrick’s Day dance Tuesday evening.