100 years ago
may 25, 1916
A dozen or more Marion County boys are planning to attend the state Y.M.C.A. Camp which is to be held at the new State Campgrounds near Elmdale the first part of June. Attending from Marion will be Hartzell Ray, Paul Loveless, Paul Reimer, Alex Case and Paul Rutledge.
Joe Edmunds, Scott Sheets and Will Kuhn have consolidated their barber shops and now are located together in the place heretofore occupied by Mr. Edmunds. Many improvements have been installed and they now have a finely equipped shop. It looks like a good “move” and we wish them success.
J. H. Siebert is driving a new Buick Six.
Harry Rogers has booked a big serial film which will start June 1 and run for 15 weeks. It is a story with a circus setting and is one of the big things in the movie line now being offered.
For a celebration of the 25th anniversary of the founding of the Salem Home and Hospital, formerly the Industrial and Hygiene Home for the Friendless, near Hillsboro, all friends of the Institution are invited to a general festival June 1.
In the passing of Mr. Levi Kline, this community and this county loses one of its splendid pioneer citizens. He came to Kansas in the spring of 1872 and Kansas was his home until the end.