1901: Telephones And Laundry

Note the three-digit phone number. Also note that they felt it was necessary to use the apostrophe in front of phone, to ensure that people knew what they meant. These types of things evolve very slowly. Some day, it is my hope, newspapers will use the word "website" instead of the words "Web site."

1984: April Snows

No joke. Hopefully we’ve seen the last snow. Next post at noon.

1901: At The Depot

As usual, the 1901 paper assumes readers know who everyone is and what everyone is up to, and generally everyone knows everyone else’s business. I’m guessing Hugh Barry and Chas. Kendlen owned or worked at the depot lunch counter. Were Champion Machine and Champion Harvesting Machine Co. the same company? Maybe. Looks like they may…
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