100 years ago
november 16, 1916
From all over Marion county seventy-five girls are coming Friday afternoon of this week to enjoy the hospitality of Marion homes and the inspiration of the first county Older Girls’ Conference ever held in the State.
L.F. Keller and E.R. Dean were re-elected as Justices of the Peace in Marion and Howard Daniels and Chas. Niederhauser were elected constables.
Order that Ed V. Price suit and overcoat now at the Loveless-Seneker Mercantile Co.
The German Baptist Church has purchased the old Knowles property and will erect thereon a new modern church 40x56, a part of the work will be done during the winter so that building will be ready in the early spring.
Cows Wanted—I would like to buy three or four good milk cows. Jesse West, Marion, Kansas.
The Seymour Co. had one hundred and ten people on the pay roll here last week. The plant is working at full capacity. The big addition to the building is nearly completion.
A number of Marion homes are being made happy this week by the return of soldier boys from the Mexican border. The boys who went from here were Cecil Rutledge, Herbert Janke, Earl Linn, Joe Gordon and Lloyd Hill.
Coal is high, cut wood and save your money. Time is money. Sharp saws save time. We sharpen saws the know-how way. Gowen’s, over Ferm’s bakery. —adv.