100 years ago
March 20, 1913
Sidney Holder—“Sid”—made a trip to Topeka last week to visit with his daughter, Miss Lizzie Holder. It was the first time he had been out of the county for 25 years. For so many years that no one can remember when he wasn’t there, he has been handling poultry and eggs for Loveless and Sons, and if there was ever a more faithful employee, he has not yet been heard from.
In response to a request, Dave Lucas has sent his photograph to Alex Case for placing with others in the Court House collection. He was County Commissioner of Marion County from 1869 to 1873.
The girls’ basketball team took part in the State Tournament at Lawrence last week. Although they didn’t bring home any cups, they made a good showing. Helen Williams was chosen as one of the guards on the all-state girls’ team.
The Aliquid Novi Club met with Miss Mary Constant Monday evening. The favors given were needle-books in the shape of shamrock leaves. A very enjoyable evening was spent.
I.E. Runyan went to New Mexico yesterday to continue his residence on his claim down there on which he is “proving up.”
All owners of evergreen trees in Highland Cemetery are requested to trim all trees whose branches extend beyond the lot line. If not done by April 1, it will be done by the board of directors.