100 years ago
february 1, 1912
Several carloads of material for the new Santa Fe depot have arrived and the excavation has been begun.
Marion and Marion county people regret that Greeley Kyle and family expect to move from the county—they go in a few weeks to Dickinson county, Mr. Kyle having bought a farm near Abilene.
Mrs. Zehner, a successful and well-known lecturer talked to a good audience at the M.E. church Monday evening on the subject of Woman’s Suffrage. People seem agreed that it was a fine lecture whether they were “fer or agin” votes for women.
The interesting article published last week from the pen of that fine old pioneer, R.C. Coble, has aroused much interest and his suggestion that a monument be erected in Central Park to the memory of Ed Miller has found kindly reception. Ed Miller was the only Marion county man killed by the Indians in the settlement of the county and therefore his death represents in striking way the price the sacrifice made by the pioneers.
Misses Genevieve Funk and Elfie Dean seem persuaded that they have found a good imitation of Paradise. It is LaJolla, Calif., about 16 miles from San Diego. They have rented a cottage and are keeping house. Mrs. Homer Keller and her little daughter are with them. Mrs. Keller is Miss Elfie’s cousin.