110 years ago
jan. 8, 1914
The reservoir and water lift at the spring have been put in and connection made with the school building, so that the boys no longer can put up their hands and say, “Teacher, may I go for a bucket of water?” It is a fine improvement. And, in the spring, it is planned to run a pipe to Main St. and put in a drinking fountain just east and north of the bridge. The lift is operated by city water pressure.
Seldom has this community been so shocked as it was the past week by the announcement of the death of Brown Corby.
An acetylene gas plant at the Elgin Hotel blew up yesterday afternoon and gave everyone in the neighborhood a scare, but very little damage was done.
Judge Greer says records show it has been 36 years since as few marriage licenses were issued here in December as were issued the December just past. Only seven were issued. Who is the smart one and can tell the whyness of this thusness?
The winner of a diamond ring in a contest at Sheldon’s Jewelry was Helen Miesse.
Postmaster Buckley has been notified that the post office at Antelope will be discontinued and that the patrons will be served by rural route from Marion.
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