*If you enjoyed reading about Hyde Park 100 Years Ago this week, consider signing up for Front Porch Forum, an online newsletter delivered to your e-mail just about daily. Besides the "old" news, you might enjoy the posts from your neighbors. People use Front Porch Forum for a variety of reasons from finding a lost pet, letting you know about a yard sale, asking for help finding a good plumber, sharing ideas about the future of the town, letting you know about a great free program...and more!
Just go to our "Links" page on this website to sign up, or to frontporchforum.com
Or you can just give us a call 888-4628 for more information.
News and Citizen, January 13, 1915:
Hyde Park: "Smith's skating rink is receiving generous patronage these days.
Repairs are being made on the interior of the bank building in the way of plastering and 'frescoing'.
The interior of the Hyde Park Inn is being embellished with paint, paper and varnish applied in an artistic manner by P.B. Foster.
In honor of Senator Page's 72nd birthday, which was last Sunday, his home office and hide house employees sent him 72 roses. The Senator is enjoying robust health and is far from being a believer in 'Oslerism'."
Centerville: "Buttermilk cheese put up in dainty antiseptic half pound boxes is a new industry added to the products of Breezy Hill Dairy Farm. It finds a steady market at home and abroad."
Links to Trusted Sources