Weekly Feature



2018-01-11 / Editorial

Out of the Past


TAKE THE SHOT — Steve Arnold of Lancaster High School nets two of his 13 points against Frontier High School. Lancaster won 59-52 during this game on an unspecified date at The Aud. The photo was submitted by John Miller Photos. 
Photo from “LancasterMemories: A Pictorial History”and courtesy of Mary JoMonnin and Dick Young TAKE THE SHOT — Steve Arnold of Lancaster High School nets two of his 13 points against Frontier High School. Lancaster won 59-52 during this game on an unspecified date at The Aud. The photo was submitted by John Miller Photos. Photo from “LancasterMemories: A Pictorial History”and courtesy of Mary JoMonnin and Dick Young 125 Years Ago
Jan. 12, 1893

• It is rumored that the men in all of the Erie shops will be put on 8 hours per day shortly.

• If the town hall is not built this season, the village will have to secure another place for a lockup, as the one at present is not fit for use.

• The National Car Wheel Company’s buildings at the corner of Transit and Ellicott roads are completed, and the machinery is now being placed in position.

• Mr. J.A. Cary has his large hotel at the corner of Laverack Avenue and Sanilac Street well under way. It is a large structure and when completed will be a handsome one.

• Mr. Fred Schweltzer, salesman for the Merchants’ Refining Company, has sold 200 barrels of water white refined petroleum in Lancaster and vicinity during the past two weeks.

• Horseradish is recommended as a means of alleviating the miseries of the grip, if not effecting a thorough cure. Ordinary grated horseradish, eaten at frequent intervals throughout the day and in connection with food at the table, if eaten at all, has been found remarkably affectatious in banishing the distressing cough that frequently lingers after all the other symptoms of the grip have gone. It can do no harm to try it, at all events. The humble but pungent horseradish must have been made for some good use.

• Most men like to see themselves in print, but women don’t. They always prefer silk or satin.

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