130 Years Ago
All sorts: A message is to be transmitted to Sen. Jones requesting him to secure a telescope for the Friend Observatory. School at the First and Second Wards will be closed for one week on account of scarlet fever. The comedy of a "Bull in a China Shop" ... presented at the Opera House under the auspices of the Ladies' Library... is successful.
120 Years Ago
The Well: The well sunk by Harry Flannery in the upper floor of the Capitol has struck a flow of fine old Bourbon of a superior quality... The members who have …