100 years ago
april 11, 1912
There have been a number of changes in residence ownerships here the past week. Rosse Case has bought the C.C. Minton place and D. J. Forney has bought the Case residence. Henry Roberts has bought the Forney property — just north of Rosse Case’s. Frank Smith sold his place to T.O. Kelly. John Gardner bought the house south of the Towner place, then traded it to Mr. Walter Thompson, the furniture man—the elder Thompson.
Jos. Svitak is getting ready to make a trip to the old country.
Mr. Josiah Good has a fine new auto “The Michigan 1912-40” model. It is very commodious and complete in every respect, made by the Michigan Buggy Co., Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Miss Gladys Corby has taken the place in the National Bank vacated by Miss Clara Paddock.
Cleo T. Harrison and Miss Bertha Ray were married in Wichita on Tuesday of last week. They now are at home on a farm near Burns. Miss Ray is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. Ray of Marion and is well known, being one of Marion County’s teachers. Mr. Harrison is a son of Mr. and Mrs. W.E. Harrison, south of town.
That large fine residence with a large stone barn situated on Walnut street, known as the Knowles property is for sale cheap. Also for rent until sold. See Case & Son.
Miss Bogardus, representing the Children’s Aid Society of New York, is here today visiting the wards of the society.
The Christian church is receiving a new coat of paper and paint on the inside and is expected to be ready for occupancy next Sunday morning.