100 years ago
february 3, 1916
Jerry Forney is getting ready to put in a garage at the Rink Livery corner. The building will be remodeled, a new roof put on and a veneer of cement blocks put on the outside. A cement floor will be put down. A general repair business will be done and the place is to be the headquarters for the Gardner-Williamson automobile agency.
Twelve below zero last Monday night. But very quiet.
Harry Rogers presents a revival of the old time masterpiece “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” with home talent, on Wed. Feb. 9. He says he has a Simeon Legree that is the best you ever saw and “A lawyer Marks who has Chas. Chaplin backed off the map.”
The Loveless-Seneker store opened for business last Saturday and old friends and new came to bring their greetings and their patronage. The regular clerks at present are Will Kieferle, Mrs. Anna Blackburn, Fred Oyer and Sam Frazer. Miss Georgia Wakefield, Mrs. Will Kieferle and perhaps others will help on certain days of the week.
There are lots of folks here who do not realize the magnitude of the egg and poultry business done here by the two produce houses. S.L. Brose of Jensen Produce Co., did a little figuring concerning egg shipments. His company shipped from here last year 57 cars of eggs—more than a car every week for 8,298,000 eggs.