100 years ago
october 4, 1917
A capacity crowd heard the Home Talent benefit performance given at the Auditorium last Thursday evening. And the program was very much enjoyed. It was a “Ladies Minstrel” affair — and if you will not tell anyone we will say that the ladies who had the black-face parts were Mrs. S.B. Winchester, Mrs. T.B. Matlock, Mrs. S.C. Love and Mrs. J.N. Rogers.
You bet Jimmie Coffin is proud of that new bicycle—he has a right to be.
The Stout Motor Co. has delivered cars the past week to Henry Rempel, Frank Vinduska, Tony Lentz, Charley Pierce, D.J. Goertz and Henry Hett.
Stoves cleaned and polished and put up. Phone me at Case’s office, either phone. L. King. —Adv.
The Middle Creek Fair, held at the Wiley Ranch in Chase county last week was a big success. The weather was fine and the attractions were up to advance notices. Have heard it estimated that there were one thousand automobiles there.
The Co. Commissioners have appointed Bert Powel constable for Marion City in place of Howard Daniels who resigned.
At H.M. Thorp’s office can be seen a hill of Red Bermuda sweet potatoes weighing ten pounds, raised by Gen. John McCarty, who also has one potato which weighs five and a half pounds. Can anyone go ahead of that?
The Old Santa Fe Trail Café is closed. The Hills have been desiring to sell for some time.
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