110 years ago
february 20, 1908
The steam heating plant recently installed at the jail is a fine piece of work by Pollitt & Kleinhammer, and all it lacks is acceptance by the commissioners.
There was a good game of polo at the rink Monday night between the Bankers and Mechanics, resulting 1 to 3 in favor of the Mechanics.
Report for month ending Feb. 14th at Dickerson School No. 16: Enrollment, 20. Daily attendance, 17. Neither absent nor tardy, McLellon Sallee, Purthena Sallee, Lizzie Schmidt, Albert Schmidt, Maude Bower, Esta Sallee. Tardy, Bernhard Penner. Hazel C. Butcher, teacher.
By Saturday of this week, Sheriff Mansfield will be settled again at the jail residence and telephone connections complete as of yore.
Mr. C.W. Thompson, manager of The Grand Mercantile Co., has been in Kansas City and St. Louis the past week buying goods for the spring trade.
The Post Office Book Store has a new post card case in the shape of a Ferris wheel. It displays the cards most effectively.
The home talent entertainments given in Marion recently bear out an assertion by the Record some months ago. You remember we said then it was not necessary for Marion to depend on traveling companies for entertainment, but give more encouragement to our home people. We are still of the same opinion. And Marion audiences are loyal.
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