100 years ago
january 27. 1916
Many Marion people will doubtless go to Wichita next week to hear the great San Carlos Grand Opera company. Verdi’s massive and spectacular masterpiece, “Aida,” will be sung Friday evening by a cast of the foremost artists of the company. Other evenings will feature Verdi’s “Tales of Hoffman” and Gounod’s “Faust”
Dr. Wolf, a doctor from Virginia, has located at Aulne.
At three o’clock Sunday, Jan. 30th, O’Bryant’s Orchestra with Mr. Scott Sheets as leader, will give an hour’s entertainment at the County Farm. They will be assisted by Mrs. Matlock as reader and Miss Hall as vocalist. Friends and neighbors are invited.
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Elliott entertained at 6 o’clock dinner yesterday in honor of their son Ralph’s seventeenth birthday anniversary, the guests being William Kellett, Marion Pierce, Homer Butcher and Elder Freeland.
Major Fred Lewis went to Topeka yesterday. A number of others are expecting to go from here to attend the Kansas Day gatherings on Saturday.
Governor Henderson Martin is to be home from the Philippines this summer to spend several months lecturing and defending the present administration of the Islands.
Automobile for Sale—A new five-passenger Overland, at a discount. Inquire at the Freeland Veterinary Hospital, Marion.