100 years ago
august 24, 1911
Not all of the cities of the county have filed with the County Clerk a statement of their tax levy for this year.
Those that have been filed are as follows: Peabody, 3 mills; Burns, 2 mills; Ramona, 1½ mills; Florence, 4½ mills; Tampa, 4½ mills, and Lehigh, 4 mills.
These levies are simply those for city purposes. To them is to be added the school levies and the county and state levies.
The Boy Scouts are having a great time this week camping on the Dunn place four or five miles south of town. They maintain a military discipline, do guard duty, and all that sort of things and every day they go on an eight-mile hike.
The prospects are good now for having the grain cabinets prepared by Alex Case put on display at the Topeka and Hutchinson fairs next month. Mr. Case says he is anxious to have some samples of this year’s corn added to the exhibit. Will some Marion County farmers pick out a few of the best ears and bring them to Mr. Case? He will appreciate it.
George and Clyde Loveless returned Sunday from St. Louis where they had been for a week or so buying goods for their big store. This is the first time in their long mercantile experience when they have been able to go together to the “market” and it is needless to say that they enjoyed it greatly.
Charles H. Russell, proprietor of “The Palace” cold drinks establishment was arrested last Thursday night on a charge of violating the Prohibitory law. Sheriff Slaymaker and Undersheriff Woolwine who made the raid secured a dray load of liquid goods.