100 years ago
november 8, 1917
The drainage district is to be formed. The County Commissioners to-day announced that they had granted the petition of nearly four hundred tax payers and steps will be taken at once to get the machinery in motion. The district will be known as the “Cottonwood Valley Drainage District of Marion County, Kansas” and will have broad corporate powers.
Earle Rogers bought a Heider tractor the other day and is very much pleased with it. The John Nelson House Furniture Co. recently took the agency here for this tractor, which is one of the best on the market.
“Alakazam,” or “The Coon in the Crazy House,” with Bob Florer, Harry Rogers, and supporting company, Monday evening Nov. 12, at the Auditorium, in addition to the regular program. 10 and 20 cents —Adv.
John Siebert is driving a handsome new Saxon, which he purchased from Mr. Pantle, the local Saxon agent.
Marion county is asked to raise $4,000 of the $525,000 asked from Kansas toward the $35,000,000 Y.M.C.A. war fund. There is no overestimating the value of the work being done by the Y.M.C.A. to provide for the needs of the soldiers, along recreational, moral and religious lines. Marion county can not afford to fail to raise its apportionment.
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