100 years ago
june 10, 1915
The National Bank is having phones installed in the lobby for the use of the public. Any who desire are welcome to make use of these phones. It’s a commendable piece of public service.
Perhaps a hundred town boosters from Woodbine, in twenty-five cars, were here yesterday on a Sociability Run. They were a live bunch of folks. They took dinner here and met a lot of the business men and others. That’s the sort of a spirit that makes a town. Here’s to you, Woodbine.
Supt. C.E. St. John of our city schools is to be Assistant Superintendent of Public Instruction. State Supt. W.D. Ross announced the appointment on Monday to become effective July 1. There is no doubt he will make good in this important job, for he is one of the best school men in the state.
There will be a candy sale on Saturday afternoon of this week at Scott’s Hardware Store, given by members of Miss Ely’s Sunday School class. Articles of fancy work will also be offered for sale.
The minstrel show which some of the young people of the town put on last Friday evening for the benefit of the baseball team, drew and pleased a great crowd. The show has been worked up under the direction of Harry Rogers. Over seventy-eight dollars was turned over to the baseball management.