From the Glenwood Herald, June 4, 1914
R. R. Johnston of Benson was here Tuesday and filed specifications on state road No. 1 between Glenwood and Starbuck. The county board expects to let the contract for the road in a short time and if they do, the work will be started soon.
A large fishing party from Minneapolis and North Dakota stopped at the Minton last Sunday on their visit in our city. They made quite a catch of fish. Some of the Dakota people will be here again next Sunday and parties from the cities are also expected here for a fishing trip.
West Central Minnesota Modern Woodmen will have a big picnic at Benson Wednesday June 10. Gov. Eberhardt, John L. Sundeen and other prominent Woodmen will give addresses. Glenwood will be represented by its ball team and band, by a large delegation of Woodmen and other citizens.
W. C. Brewer of LeSeuer Center has rented the east half of the Webster Block and will use it for a motion picture theatre. He expects to have his machine and furniture here in a few days and be ready to open up some time next week.
As a special attraction for Sunday June 7th, the pavilion management has secured a big five-reel feature, “Traffic in Souls”. This is pronounced by the national social workers and federal authorities to be one of the best moral pictures ever produced and one that every man, woman and child should see. In addition to the wonderful pictures, the Norwegian Centennial celebration of the 17th of May at Minneapolis will be shown. This will give all those who were unable to attend this grand celebration a chance to see one of the biggest events of its kind ever held in the Northwest . Prices for this double show will be children 10 cents, adults 15 cents.
James McMillan has rented the Conrad building from A. S, Nelson and is getting it in readiness for a restaurant business. The business will be conducted by Mr. and Mrs. McMillan and a son and daughter. The McMillans were former residents of this county but have been engaged in the hotel business in Hoffman the past few years.
C. A. Callender is the new and affable superintendent of the local light plant. He is thoroughly a practical electrician and is making a favorable impression on the patrons of the plant.
The annual commencement exercises were held Friday evening at the McCauley Opera House. A class of thirteen received diplomas for successful completion of the High School course.