100 years ago
March 18, 1920
It is not certain that Marion has lost the Old Santa Fe Trail. In cooperation with the McPherson Chamber of Commerce we are planning for the M. and M. Trail from McPherson through Marion to Elmdale connecting the two Santa Fe Trails and making this a popular cut off on the trail trip.
Jacob Batt sold cars this week to the following: a sedan to Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Good and a touring car to Mr. Pete Black.
Mr. D. Lewis is superintending the construction of a new $230,000 high school building at Pittsburg, Kansas, which is just beginning to build. Marion is proud of the fine success Mr. Lewis is making.
Lola Hildwein, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L.O. Hildwein north of town, has been having a serious attack of scarlet fever.
The Ford brothers purchased the Knott block this week at the corner of Second and Main. It is the building occupied by Pratt’s grocery and the Mullen racket store.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Florer, Miss Helen Florer, Mrs. E.R. Dean, Miss Doris Miesse, and Harry Rogers went to Cassoday Friday night where Bob and Helen Florer, and Harry Rogers put on their comedy sketches at the school where DeVaughn Dean teaches.
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