110 years ago
january 9, 1908
At the regular session of the council Monday night, an ordinance was passed providing for an election upon a proposition to issue bonds of the city for the purpose of purchasing and repairing the present water works plant and system. Another ordinance was passed providing for an election upon a proposition to issue bonds for the purpose of constructing and erecting an electric light plant and works.
The popularity of the post card of today excels by far any fad that has struck the American people.
Attention is again called to the rest room in the southwest corner of the basement of the court house. The room is open all day, and the ladies who come in from the country and have several hours to wait, will find it the most comfortable place to rest. It is hoped everyone will feel welcome and at perfect liberty to come here to rest and wait.
For the rest of the week the skating will commence at the rink at 8 o’clock and continue until 10:30, except Saturday night, on that evening till 11 o’clock. This arrangement was made so as to not interfere with the special series at the Christian church and the entertainment Saturday evening of the Baptist church.
V.E. Healea & Co. sold five pianos during the Holiday sale. The greatly reduced prices are still in force.