100 years ago
June 5, 1919
The city commissioners have called for bids on the paving for the street north from Main on Third and the connection blocks between the ends of the Main and Cedar street pavings.
Serious damage on the second growth alfalfa by cutworms has been reported the last three days to the Farm Bureau office. The loss of the second crop is threatened. The wheat crop also has received severe damage during the past week. It has been badly rained on and blown down and is badly injured by rust.
The boys at Brown School neighborhood gave a cake walk at the school house Wednesday. The proceeds were for the benefit of the neighborhood ball team.
Jacob Batt received a couple of car loads of Hudson and Essex cars this week.
Arising out of the growing need for a live organization to handle and to prepare for increased activity in all lines of town enterprise, a meeting was held Tuesday night with a good crowd of business men and women present, and a club, known as the Chamber of Commerce of Marion, organized.
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