100 years ago
february 8, 1917
The Commissioners were in Florence yesterday looking at the damage done by the floods of last summer to the stone arch bridge in east Florence, with a view to extending county aid in the matter.
Some ice has been put up here the past week, but work was interrupted by the weatherman. The ice was six or eight inches thick. This is the first ice put up here this winter.
Miss Effie Harrison has been retained as librarian by the City Library board, and here is a good place to say what everyone knows, that she has rendered fine service in this capacity.
Miss Mary Sackett came home from her school at Hillsboro last Friday not feeling very well and on Tuesday of this week the case was diagnosed as small pox.
Miss Effie Farmer left the last of the week for Kansas City to spend some time at millinery headquarters procuring the spring styles. She will spend the millinery season with Mrs. Schaeffler at Hillsboro.
Mr. and Mrs. S.B. Winchester moved last week into their new home opposite the high school grounds.
The High School was dismissed last Thursday morning because it was impossible to get the rooms warm.