110 years ago
july 16, 1908
The Commercial Club at Marion arranged for and put on one of the best celebrations ever held in Marion county. It was a sane Fourth, free from booze, free from any rank form of graft, every minute of time filled with wholesome entertainment, and ended with one of the best displays of fireworks ever displayed in this part of the state.
Bert Wright received a wound from a pitchfork in the right leg below the knee last Tuesday that will lay him up for a few days. At last reports, he is getting along nicely.
Main street is to be repaired. This decision was the result of the meeting of Main street property owners and club members at the club last Monday night. The meeting was well attended and after brick and concrete paving had been discussed at some length, a motion prevailed with very little opposition to ask the city council to repair the street.
Holder Bros., barbers, will be located in their new shop in the Thomas building, ready for Friday and Saturday trade. The plate glass front was put in Wednesday afternoon.
Alex Hanson and Alva Yost are taking a vacation this week from Loveless & Sons store and have been on the Cottonwood south of the city. The boys have had great luck so far and have supplied all their friends with a fine lot of fish.
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