100 years ago
february 18, 1915
Ralph Bryan begins his work with Walker Bros. on the first of March. He will be head clerk and as Mr. Walker plans to travel he will be in charge of the store much of the time. Walker Bros. have been in the Men’s Furnishings business at Eldorado for some time and for a number of years Mr. Walker was a traveling salesman handling goods in the line. The store here will have an up-to-date stock of goods and will carry some of the leading makes.
Mrs. E.W. Hoch accompanied Governor Hoch to Topeka on Monday to hear Helen Keller, who spoke there that evening. She returned on Wednesday.
The mumps have taken a new start east of Marion. They are in six or seven families in District 56 and a few new cases in Youngtown.
Ira Smith has purchased Shorty’s Café of B.H. Wright and has taken possession this week. He secured the services of a good cook from Wichita and believes he will satisfy the trade, and will be pleased to have your patronage.
The Valentine social at Youngtown Saturday night was very well attended considering the bad roads. All enjoyed the evening. The gipsey fortune teller was quite an attraction and acted the part quite well. The proceeds, amounting to more than $22, will be used to finish paying for the organ, which was purchased by the school.