100 years ago
march 23, 1916
The great morality play, Damaged Goods” will be presented at the Auditorium on Thursday, March 30th. This picture is without doubt the greatest picture ever shown in the state of Kansas. It deals with a subject that is of vital importance and everyone over the age of 16 should see it.
There was a large crowd at the Stauffer sale last Friday and nearly everything sold well. Every thing offered was sold except one bunch of cattle which Mr. Stauffer put one bid on and retained rather than let them go at the price offered. Mules sold for about $400 a team—there were 21 of them—one cow sold for $132, and the horses sold well, one team bringing $380.
The City Marshal states that a great many auto owners are not observing the regulation with reference to tail lights on their cars and that he will be compelled to make arrests if the law is not complied with. He says that he proposes to see that violations of this law and of the speed law are stopped.
City Commissioners have taken no action of the street sprinkling proposition presented to them through a petition of property owners.
Quit yer arguin’. And get busy cleaning up yer yard—yer front yard. And yer back yard. Help the town look better. And get some ozone in yer hide—and beat the doctors.