110 years ago
june 11, 1908
The new courthouse clock was started Saturday morning and the bell sounds clear and musical.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry King are arranging a merry time for the members of the primary departments of the Presbyterian, Methodist and Baptist Sunday Schools. Mr. King has a merry-go-round just east of his residence on the hill and next Wednesday afternoon the members of these classes with their teachers are invited to enjoy the swing from 3 to 5.
J.B. Shields was down from Lost Springs several days this week with a petition that was being liberally signed to put an iron fence around the old Santa Fe trial marker that is to be unveiled on the Fourth. When we saw the list, it had 450 signatures.
The rock crusher ordered by Johnson & Williams arrived the first of the week and is to be installed at Charley King’s property on the hill.
It is announced that the commercial club will hold a meeting Friday night to consider formulating a plan to establish a mutual telephone central in Marion.
Messrs. A.S. Quisenberry and Ralph Powers formed a partnership Wednesday and will continue a general real estate and insurance business. Both are well known in the city and county.
Ed Hauser has begun the erection of his new home on the lots recently purchased on the north hill. He expects to build a substantial, modern house.
The openings in the courthouse bell tower are being enlarged.
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