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1913

From Bloomingpedia
Years: 1910 1911 191219131914 1915 1916

Significant events from 1913.

January

February

March

  • 6th - Three pharmacists, W. A. Brissenden, Thomas Huff,

and Enos DeMoss, are raided by the State Board of Pharmacy for the sale of liquor.

C.C. Smallwood and Byron Smallwood rent the John Dressel Building and open a wholesale grocery there.

Ellis Shaw buys the Fashion Shoe Store on north Walnut Street from Edward Hall.

April

May

June

July

  • A utility tunnel, large enough to walk through, is planned to run between Science Hall and the new biology bulding.
  • Water pipe is laid from the Leonard's Mill and East springs into the Weimer dam, in hopes of relieving the city water shortage. Nearly a mile of pipe needed to be laid.
  • The Alexander King Stone Company of Galesburg, Ill. takes over the Ellettsville Eclipse stone mill.
  • A fire at 4th Street and Walnut Street does $25,000 in damage. The Home Glove & Mitten Factory, Family Park Theatre, and Bollenbacher House, all owned by Len S. Field, are destroyed.

August

Bloomington Dye Works purchases the lot of their location on Kirkwood Avenue from Frank Gentry for $6800.

Wade Eaton and Mrs. Julia Eaton buy the Rector Restaurant on North Walnut Street.

September

  • Mack Hurst commits suicide by blowing himself with dynamite. Three daughters are also killed in the blast.

October

November

December

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