100 years ago
march 13, 1913
Robert Florer will build a cottage on the lot east of the E.F. Sheldon home—across from the Baptist church. It will be a six-room bungalow—four rooms downstairs and two upstairs. Work has already begun.
Mrs. A.M. Wren was quite seriously injured on Tuesday of this week. The horse she was driving became frightened and turned the buggy over and she was thrown out. No bones were broken but she sustained some internal injuries.
Watch the ads next week for the opening date for the C.F. Pantle Hardware Company store.
J.W. Moore is getting ready to put a big tractor to work on his land in the northwest part of the county. He is selling a good many of his mules, but will keep several teams. The tractor will pull eight plows at a time. All things considered, he figures the tractor will be more satisfactory and probably more economical.
Mrs. J.N. Rogers and Miss Vella Niederhauser have taken rooms at the Wheelock house.
Mrs. Will Amick won the dinner set in the Altone Piano contest. First prize, the Rogers Bros. knives and forks, was won by Miss Margaret Miller. Mrs. C.C. Johnson won the second prize, a New England sewing machine, Miss Tillie Krueger won third prize, a new Elgin watch, and Miss Millie Blankley won fourth prize, a gold bracelet.
Richardson Bros. want you to try a new coffee they are handling. Call for “Symco,” popular price, very fine.