100 years ago
february 11, 1915
All farmers within ten miles of Marion are called to a mass meeting to be held at the Court house February 20. The proposition of the Cresent Creamery Co. of Kansas City to locate in Marion will be discussed.
Wallace Magathan has passed the civil service examination and has been given an appointment in the Philippines. He expects to leave for there in a month or two. Another Marion boy thus is being heard from.
The Canada store was broken into last Saturday night by burglars. Quite a number of shoes, socks, overalls, and silk dress goods were stolen. Entrance was gained thru one of the windows on the west side. One of the robbers evidently cut his hand quite badly as there was considerable blood splattered about. The safe, cash register and post office were not touched.
Mr. and Mrs. F.E. Frobenius and family are moving this week into the house recently purchased from Jack Scott just this side of the Santa Fe railroad on Santa Fe street.
Walter Stiller has resigned his position with Bessier’s Clothing store and he and Mrs. Stiller will move to Lincolnville where he will clerk in the Tiemeier store.
Every man, woman and child should be interested in the up building of this community. You can help by talking, working and boosting for the proposed Milk Condenser. Watch the paper for particulars. Adv.--Marion National Bank.