110 years ago
dec. 26, 1912
You have noticed of course, the new showcases and other improvements at the City Bakery. The place looks mighty nifty — all of which is a good thing not only for the business itself but also for the town. Every businessman who fixes up his place of business and makes it look modern does a service for the town.
Yes, you are right. The streets are getting just a little dusty and dirty. But be patient. That sand is left on purpose for the good of the pavement. It is only temporary. You are right in saying that the streets will look still better when the sand is removed and the street has been swept.
Sadie Keller was the winner of John Nelson House Furnishing Co.’s bookcase contest. The award was made for the best answer to the question, “What does the baby say?” — the baby being one in a picture shown in advertising for Globe Wernickes sectional bookcases. Her answer was: “See, Grandpa, the nice bookcase Daddy bought at Nelson’s? The lowest shelf is just right for my picture books. Don’t you want one like it?”
If any country in the land of the free and home of the brave can beat the brand of weather Kansas has been handing out, the returns from there are not in yet.
There will be a chicken pie supper Friday evening at the Wren schoolhouse. It is being promoted by the Wren Social Committee.
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