125 years ago
march 6, 1891
Now what do you think of the ground hog? This week’s weather is a good joke on the geese that flew north last week.
The city council has appointed Will Bates City Assessor. The assessors will soon be abroad in the land and the usual shrinkage in the value of property will doubtless appear.
The soldiers who recently passed through this county were on their way to the Cherokee Strip to oust the “sooners.”
Miss “V” Stanford, ably assisted by her vivacious little sister Kitten, daughters of Mr. and Mrs. W.A. Stanford, entertained a company of little friends Friday night at tiddlywinks.
A lot of Omaha Indians, on their way to their reservation from their usual visit and hunt in the territory, camped near town Monday and made their usual begging tour of the town. They were a hard looking lot.
Mr. A.N. Eaton has bought a half interest in Mrs. Danskin’s Aulne store and sold a half interest in his produce business to Mr. Danskin. Mr. Eaton will devoted most of his time to the Aulne business and his brother-in-law, Harry Little, will have charge of the business here.
The Newby brothers are rustlers. They have done a big business in the coal trade this winter and are now branching out into a new field and will handle all kinds of machinery.