130 years ago
Rufus Shoemaker takes a serious view of the comet and argues that it will really bring the world to and end in a few months. Yet right on the heels of this he accepts an advertisement from Geo P. Rowell and Co. which he contracts to run for a year and takes the money in advance. A man who would play an Eastern advertising firm in this villainous manner had better be getting his ascension robes to the nearest laundry and have the spots taken out.
100 years ago
Governor Oddie was a departure for Ely last …