110 years ago
january 16, 1908
A birthday party given at the home of Miss Neta May Butler on the evening of January 8 in honor of her eighteenth birthday was a very pleasant affair. After the young people had enjoyed themselves with games suitable to the occasion, a two course luncheon was served, after which the presents were opened. There were many of them, all of which were both beautiful and useful.
The sanitary plumbing for both school buildings, that was begun last fall, has been turned over to the school for use, at the Hill School Tuesday and at the Valley School Thursday.
One of the best ways not to help build up a town is to abuse and seek to belittle and lie about public spirited citizens of the town. And any man who vents his spleen in that way because he has failed to realize some of his ambitions and is disgruntled and filled with the spirit of personal malevolence or from any other such cause is an enemy of the town, no matter what loud protestations he may make to the contrary.
Mrs. D.P. Martin has been quite sick, with la grippe, the past week or two.
The two cent railroad rate makes traveling inexpensive, and many people will take advantage of it to visit the Mid-Winter Exposition at Topeka, the dates of which are January 20th and February 1. The legislature being in special session makes an added incentive to visit the Capital City. Topeka’s big industrial show promises to be better than ever.