110 years ago
december 17, 1908
If your Grocer doesn’t handle Everett Wheeler’s HOME-MADE HOMINY, Phone 47, or buy it from any of the following dealers, to whom it is delivered fresh everyday, at 10 cents per quart: Wood & Brown, Riggs Bros., Richardson & Bryan; W.W. Loveless & Sons; The Grand; and John Ehrlich’s Sons.
A new floor is being laid in the skating rink. It is hard maple, two inches wide and will be fine when completed. Geo. Rankin will open the rink as soon as it is ready.
A fox fur was lost last Friday evening between the Santa Fe depot and the rink. Finder please leave at this office. The fur belongs to an out of town party.
Ed Buckley, secretary at democratic headquarters during the last campaign, has had a siege with boils since election. The fifth one is now healing.
Last Saturday work was begun on the bridge across the Luta at the Alfalfa mill. It will be fourteen feet wide, twenty-six feet above the water and of sufficient length to allow the full volume of water of the channel to pass. The old bridge piers will be removed.
The Rock Island has disposed of the old style signal and installed the new and up-to-date Semaphore signal, which is the latest and most improved signal now in existence for station purposes. The new signal was put in operation at our station last week.