Full Text:in fire apparatus room to be ready in case of fire. A Letter to the Editor says "horse stable smell will make whole building undesirable for any other use". New flags; Old Glory now has 48 stars. Four fine stone pedestals have been erected in Square park to support the guns recently obtained from the national government. 1912-1921 1912 The Independent Telephone Co. to start business in earnest and will have their exchange in working order by week's end. Ad: If your Victor Talking Machine or Victrola needs maintenance. Will oil and adjust or repair. Call 169-J. V.D. Sherburne's new Ford Agency reports sales of 3 Torpedo Runabouts and 6 Touring Cars. City lets bid to Logan & Geirtz of Elgin to lay 14,837 square yards of Vitrified Brick Pavement for $28,465.71. City grants petition to allow movie screenings on Sunday if they are clean pictures depicting historical, educational and biblical topics and only from 7 to 9 p.m. County adds to county jail; extends south wall 10' and makes building 2 stories tall. The Square accommodates farmers with hitching rings. 16 beautiful pillars mark entrances and adorn corners of park; electric globes on the pillars. School opens with 110 beginners and 875 in whole school. High school has 132 students, including 1 post-grad. Begin work on new armory on Madison St. Building to be of brick, stone, steel; to be complete in 4 months. Aviation Meet, Automobile and Motorcycle races at Fair Grounds; features match race between a horse, bicycle, motorcycle, aeroplane. Pres. Teddy Roosevelt wounded by demented fiend in Milwaukee. City is splendidly paved and ablaze with thousands of lights by Dec. 1913 Ads: For sale; high-grade automobile, 1910 model, 45 hp. Will take good driving horse as part payment. New Ford Runabout auto sells for $525 at V.D. Sherburne's. 16th Amendment to the Constitution ratified Feb. 25 legalizes income tax. Sleet and snow is worst in history of county; miles of telephone, telegraph and electric wires down; poles snapped off like matches. Woodstock Businessmen's Association is formed City to pave Tryon St. High school graduates 27 at Opera House. Saturday Special; 10 qt. dish pan 10$. HartSchaffner & Marx suits $18 and up, overcoats $16.50 and up. Businessmen's Assn. asserts present curbing is not high enough to keep horses from getting over into park. Wynkoop's 7-pc. orchestra furnishes music for Co. G. dance at Woodstock Armory New Year's Eve; couple 50$. 1914 Woodstock Hospital Assn. is created; to run hospital on Clay St. Woodstock goes "Dry" by 400 votes. Oakland Cemetery builds mausoleum; of white marble, Bedford stone & tile. World War I begins in Europe. City to pave streets: Dean, Throop, and a portion of South, West Jackson, Washington, Calhoun. City to have 5 saloons; anything to obstruct view must be removed. Serious fire at City Hall on Mar. 12 damages City Library, 1,906 volumes are lost. Emerson Typewriter changes ownership and name to Woodstock Typewriter Co. in April. Speed limits for autos on Square and business streets is 10 m.p.h.; around corners 5 m.p.h. Women vote in school board election. Fine new depot is completed by C&N.W. railroad. 1915 Woodstock Hospital moves from Clay St. to more adequate home on South St. Ready for patients Jan. 4. John J. Stafford purchases splendid new Cunningham ambulance; space for patient and 2 doctors; fittings of solid mahogany, electric lights. Also new Chicago Motor Hearse; silver gray with mahogany interior, 35 h.p. Residence for sale at 520 South St., $3,000. Button boots sell for $3 pair. Nine-piece cooking & roasting set, new process, pure aluminum, $1.98. Golf club is formed by local men. Banks offer savings accounts at 3% interest. Horse sale at Novelty Tie Barn; 22 horses purchased on behalf of the British government for use as artillery horses in the war zone Congregational Church presents musical comedy "Billie's Bungalow" at Opera House. Tickets 25$, 35$, 50$. Woodstock receives new auto fire engine in November. 1916 Christian Science Church established. Automobile licenses for 1916 must be on autos by first of year or else!