100 years ago
january 18, 1917
The Public Library has been moved to the north-west corner room in the Court House basement.
The big Metro feature picture, “Romeo and Juliet” will be shown at the Auditorium Wednesday, January 24, matinee and night under the auspices of the Senior Class of the High School. This is the biggest feature that has ever been brought to Marion and it promises to be a real treat to everyone, particularly the lovers of Shakespeare.
Mrs. Hicks, the new proprietor of the Cottage House, desires to inform the public of her purpose to render a hotel service that is in every way worthy of patronage, and on that basis solicits the patronage of the people and surrounding country and the traveling public generally.
Adv—Protect your trees from worms by banding them with Tree Sticky. Fresh supply at Sandberg Drug Co.
Ross Sheets is organizing a boys’ band, and the youngsters are taking a great interest in it. And the fact that Rosse Sheets is managing it is a guarantee that it will be properly and efficiently conducted.
Jimmie Coffin, who has been at the hospital with pneumonia, is nearly well, and his many friends will be glad to see him around again.