100 years ago
june 17, 1915
The school board has unanimously elected Prof. N.J. Poundstone as superintendent of the city schools to succeed Supt. St. John, who becomes assistant state superintendent on July 7. Supt. Poundstone will be cordially received as the head of our fine school.
When you see a hobo, beggar, peddler or agent, please phone Bell 151J or Mutual 125A and mention where and when you saw them. If hoboes, we want them, if a peddler or an agent, we want to see that they pay the city for their license. V.E. Healea, City Marshal.
The Colonial Wedding given by the little people of Marion will be repeated Friday evening, June 25, at the Auditorium.
Quite a few from the District 104 neighborhood took in the Bronco Bill Wild West show at Elk Friday night.
A “beef steak fry” and picnic supper at the old Adkins pasture east of town was enjoyed by a crowd of Marionites Saturday evening. Those present were Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Gardner and Ethel, Dr. and Mrs. C.A. Branch, Mr. and Mrs. J.H. Ogden, Mrs. H.C. Prentice and children, Dr. and Mrs. W.L. McBride and Bobby, Mr. and Mrs. J.R. Delaplain and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Beebe and Dwight.