100 years ago
october 1, 1914
Sam T. Howe was here from Topeka the first of the week visiting many old-time friends. He is and has been for a number of years a member of the state tax commission, and is recognized as one of the big men of the country in that line of work. His old Marion friends are always glad to see him.
Mrs. Herbert Thorp and Virginia are expected home from Washington, D.C., the latter part of this week. They have decided that Virginia will not enter school at Bristol.
The Rally Day services at the M.E. and the Christian Sunday schools were real successes. The attendance was 357 and 250 respectively, making a total of 607.
The “Autumn Picnic” of the Marion County Federation of Club Women will be held Tuesday, Oct. 6th. A picnic dinner will be served in the Park at one o’clock.
Mrs. M.D. Chilson and Mrs. Fred Dockstader went Tuesday evening to Wanette, New Mexico. Mrs. Dockstader will remain some time on the claim they have taken there.
A pretty out-door Autumn wedding took place at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Ehrlich on Tuesday evening at seven o’clock. The daughter, Miss Anna, and Mr. Edward Pope of Durham were united in marriage by Rev. J.A. Pankratz of the German Baptist church. The ceremony took place just at dark in the yard lighted with Japanese lanterns and acetylene lights.