Highlights In The Life of James Monsen ~ Mt. Pleasant Businesses Change Hands ~ Civic Affairs ~ Lumber Milling
James writes on page 93: "Developments, changes and advancements that have taken place under my observation, if foretold, would be incomprehensible and unbelievable. Yet, true no business houses in the town of Mt. Pleasant are now, in 1947, operating under the same name as in 1888, the year of my marriage.